For Immediate Release – Home Invasion/Homicide Arrest

For Immediate Release

On 4/18/2017 at 12:30 a.m. the Edgewood Police Department responded to a 911 call of an armed home invasion at 4695 Martinez Drive.  Avery Wheeler, age 22, a resident of the home was wounded and transported to ORMC where he later died.

Allex Cuentas, age 20, was later arrested and charged with First Degree Felony Murder.  He is being held at the Orange County Jail without bond.

This is an active and open homicide investigation.  The Orange County Sheriff’s Office Homicide Unit is assisting the Edgewood Police Department.

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