Released By Osceola County Sheriff’s Office
Anthony Ruiz (age 22), Jacob Elliott Lopez (age 20), and Armani Hugo Matos (21), all from Davenport, FL were arrested in connection with the murder of Darik Febus (age 57) which occurred on 2-26-2019 in the Hammock Trails Subdivision. All three were charged with 1st Degree Murder, Kidnapping, and Robbery with a Firearm. Investigation revealed the three defendants were engaged in illegal drug activity in front of the victim’s residence when a disturbance occurred. During the disturbance gunfire erupted in the direction of the victim’s residence and Darik was fatally struck by the gunfire. Investigation determined Darik Febus was an innocent bystander and not connected whatsoever to the illegal activity of the three defendants. The location of the incident was random and believed to be an isolated incident. There are no other suspects in this incident. The investigation continues.