GAINESVILLE – Two suspects have been arrested in the death of a University of Florida student whose body was found by firefighters responding to a brush fire.
The Alachua County Sheriff’s Office reports that Antonio D. Drayton and Cassandra M. Kimbrough were charged Wednesday in the death of 21-year-old Saleha Huudda, whose badly burned body was found Dec. 30. Drayton was charged with first-degree murder, and Kimbrough was charged with accessory to first-degree murder. Both were charged with grand theft, abuse of a dead human body, tampering with physical evidence and willful burning of lands.
Drayton and Kimbrough were being held without bail.
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