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Florida authorities arrested Michael Troy Hutto, one of the co-founders of the clothing brand Salt Life, and charged him with involuntary manslaughter for shooting and killing an 18-year-old woman at a Riviera Beach hotel.
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Michael Troy Hutto, 54, was arrested Friday for killing Lora Grace Duncan, whose body was found Thursday morning in a room at the Hilton Oceanfront Resort on Singer Island.
According to online files, Hutto is being held without bond. In addition to involuntary manslaughter, he was charged with violation of possession of firearms.
The man who coined the term “Salt Life” for water sports and activity enthusiasts was arrested outside a Jacksonville hospital.
Hutto was arrested as he was leaving the hospital where he was treated for an unknown medical emergency.
Police said Hutto did not object to the arrest.
Hutto founded the Salt Life clothing brand with several friends from the Jacksonville area in 2003.
The company’s customer base is primarily made up of customers who enjoy boating, surfing, and fishing. The company’s stickers are widely used on car windows.
Over the weekend, Salt Life noted on its Facebook page that Hutto sold its stake in 2013 and was no longer affiliated with the brand.
“Salt Life expresses its deepest condolences to the family and friends of the deceased,” the company said in a statement.
Police were dispatched to the hotel Thursday to verify Duncan’s well-being. Found his body around 11:30 am.
The teenager died of a gunshot wound.
Police did not say if Hutto and Duncan knew each other.