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Terence Paquette biography: 13 things about Orlando, Florida man


Terence Paquette was a resident of Florida, United States. Here are 13 more things about him:

  1. He was originally from New Hampshire, USA.
  2. From New Hampshire, he moved to Florida.
  3. He lived in Daytona Beach, Florida.
  4. From Daytona Beach, he moved to the San Marco Club Apartments in Orlando, Florida.
  5. He worked for the Lil’ Champ Food Store on Clarcona-Ocoee Road in Orlando as the store manager.
  6. He was a teetotaler.
  7. One of his Lil’ Champ Food Store co-workers was Fred Arnett, who lived near the store. It was Arnett who closed the store on the evening of February 2, 1996.
  8. Between 5:00 a.m. and 6:00 a.m. on February 3, 1996, he arrived at the Lil’ Champ Food Store on Clarcona-Ocoee Road in Orlando to prepare for the store’s opening at 6:00 a.m. A man named Herbert H. Sully called the police after driving past the store at around 6:55 a.m. and noticing that the interior lights to the store were off.
  9. With homicide detective Cameron Weir as the lead homicide detective, Orange County Sheriff s Office uniformed patrol deputies responded to the store at 7:12 a.m. on February 3, 1996 and found in the parking lot Armored Car Services employees Max Parker and Hilliard Kelly, who were there to pick the cash deposit from the business but the door was locked. Arnett saw the deputies and gave them his keys to the store. They found him dead inside the men’s bathroom. He was stabbed multiple times and his throat was slit. His keys and the cash deposit from the store were missing.
  10. He died at the age of 31.
  11. On February 5, 1996, Dr. Wilson Broussard from the District Nine Medical Examiner’s Office conducted an autopsy on him and determined the cause of his death was due to multiple penetrating and perforating injuries of his heath and lungs along with multiple sharp force injuries of his head, chest and abdomen. According to Broussard, he suffered 73 incised sharp force injuries of his head, neck, trunk and extremities and the manner of his death was a homicide.
  12. On July 24, 1996, crime laboratory analyst Yvette McNab from the Florida Department of Law Enforcement determined the blood sample taken from the beverage freezer handle, the freezer flap, the lottery machine, the key cylinder and the push bar of the store where he was killed on February 3, 1996 did not originate from him. She determined that all of these blood samples originated from the same unknown individual.
  13. On September 29, 1997, Weir closed the case involving his murder pending further investigators leads without identifying any suspect or suspects.
Terence Paquette (©Orange County Sheriff's Office)
Terence Paquette (©Orange County Sheriff’s Office)
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