DeSoto deputies arrest suspect hiding in air conditioning vent

From the DeSoto County Sheriff’s Office:

The “Heat” caught up with Justin Murphy as he attempted to “cool off” in an air conditioning vent yesterday afternoon to elude law enforcement.

DeSoto County Sheriff’s Office Deputies located Justin Murphy, who was wanted out of Manatee County, in the vent compartment of an air conditioning unit yesterday afternoon. Deputies noticed something wasn’t right with the vent door, which led to further investigation of the a/c unit. Unfortunately for Murphy, his attempt to “cool off” was stifled by the “Heat” when he was taken into custody on his outstanding charges from Manatee County.

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