Terrance Demetrius Thomas. Photo via HCSO

Alleged suspect arrested in the murder of Jamal Hubert

On Wednesday, Hendry County Sheriff’s Office arrested Terrance Demetrius Thomas, 30, for the murder Jamal Hubert, 30, a 2007 graduate from Clewiston High School.

According to the HCSO arrest report, the sheriff’s office began a homicide investigation June 4. That same day Hubert’s mother reported him missing.

On June 6, Hubert’s body was found in a canal in Palm Beach County nearby the Hendry Country line. His death was ruled a homicide by the medical examiner in Palm Beach County.

HCSO identified Thomas as the murder suspect in Hubert’s death and arrested him.

Thomas faces a charge for First-Degree Murder and is in Hendry County Jail with bond set at $100,000.

Hendry County investigators continue to look into information they are receiving about the death of Hubert.

Anyone with information on this case can call Hendry County investigators at 863-674-5600. To remain anonymous and potentially be eligible for a cash reward, tipsters can also call Southwest Florida Crime Stoppers at 1-800-780-TIPS(8477).

A memorial service for Hubert will be hosted by Clewiston’s class of 2007 graduates on Cane Field at the high school 6 p.m. this evening. The event is open to the public.

Writer:Lincoln Saunders
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