Teen charged with murder of Penton

CLEWISTON — On Aug. 25, at approximately 5:36 p.m. Hendry County investigators arrested 16 year old Damian Claro in the murder of 17 year old Jeremy Penton of Clewiston.

On Aug. 6, Hendry County Deputies received a call of a body lying on the ground. The victim was later identified as 17 year old Jeremy Penton of Clewiston. After a lengthy investigation Hendry County Sheriff’s Office investigators arrested Claro.

Claro has been booked into the Hendry County jail on charges of first degree homicide in the death of Penton. Claro is currently being held on no bond.

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