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Suspect Arrested For Killing Man In April He Claimed He Last Saw Asleep In Recliner, Authorities Say

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Source: Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office; UNSPLASH

Aug. 22 2022, Published 3:31 p.m. ET

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A suspect was arrested in connection with the fatal shooting of a man found dead in his Florida home last spring, RadarOnline.com has learned.

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Deputies with the Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office arrested Paul Mogilevsky, 48, on Aug. 19 and charged him with first-degree murder.

According to court documents obtained by WFLA, the victim was found dead on April 28, and a medical examiner said he was shot multiple times.

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Mogilevsky allegedly told investigators that on the night the man was murdered, he and a second person, who authorities have not publicly named, brought him from Tampa to the victim's home in Pinellas County. He then claimed he left the victim in a recliner, where he fell asleep.

The investigation determined, however, the timeline of events didn’t add up, and a confidential witness claimed Mogilevsky planned the victim’s murder, according to deputies and reported by WFLA.

Authorities said evidence in the case also backed up the witness's claims.

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