Homicide Investigation Underway in Spring Hill
Last updated 6/9/2023 at 12:35am
UPDATE: Officials have now released new details into the arrest of the victim's grandson, 24-year-old Kristopher Charles Amore.
On 03-26-23 at approximately 4:30 p.m., Hernando County Sheriff's deputies were dispatched to a residence on Casa Grande Circle in Spring Hill (Seven Hills) to conduct a Well-Being Check. The caller, a neighbor, believed something may be wrong, as there had been no activity at the residence since the day prior.
Deputies arrived on scene and made entry into the residence.
Deputies made their way through the residence to the master bedroom. Upon entering the room, deputies observed obvious signs of a struggle. In the master bathroom, deputies located the deceased body of an adult male.
Deputies then searched the remaining rooms in the residence. In a bedroom on the second floor, deputies discovered an adult male. Initially, the male did not respond to attempts at verbal communication. Fearing the male was also deceased, deputies approached to check his status. During this time, the male began communicating with deputies.
The adult male, identified as Kristopher Amore, was placed in handcuffs and removed from the residence.
During an interview with detectives, Kristopher Charles Amore DOB/11-11-1998, admitted to killing the victim, as he was "tired of dealing with him." Amore was placed under arrest and charged as follows:
- 2nd Degree Murder
- No Bond.
UPDATE: There are now unconfirmed reports that this is a domestic related homicide involving an elderly victim.
SPRING HILL - Investigators are on the scene of possible homicide investigation at the 11000 block of Casa Grande Cir.
Deputies arrived at the residence around 4:30 p.m. today where they discovered at least one deceased individual.
Officials have not released any details I to the incident but they say there is no threat to the community.
We will bring more on this story as it develops.