Uber Eats driver killed, dismembered during delivery: police

A Florida man is charged with murder and other offenses for killing and dismembering a Uber Eats driver who had brought food to the attacker’s home, authorities said Tuesday.

Oscar Solis Jr., 30, is charged with killing the driver during a Wednesday delivery to a home in Holiday, Fla., Pasco County Sheriff Chris Nocco told a news conference . The remains were found at the home in trash bags and a cooler, which also contained a receipt bearing Solis’ name, according to a police affidavit.

“It was a horrible crime of passion,” Nocco told reporters. “It was demonic. What he did was demonic.

Solis faces charges of murder while engaged in robbery, failure to register as a convicted felon and parole violation, according to prison records. Solis was released from an Indiana prison in January after serving four years on an assault and burglary conviction, Nocco said. He moved home from Florida about three months ago.

The case comes amid several recent random shootings of people in the United States who approached the homes of strangers, including a couple in Davie, Floridawhose car was shot while they were carrying out a Instagram delivery but took the wrong aisle. They weren’t hurt.

Jail records did not mention an attorney who could speak on Solis’ behalf. A prison photo shows Solis’ face is covered in tattoos, and Nocco said he was affiliated in Indiana with the violent MS-13 gang.

In Florida, the 6-foot-4, 315-pound Solis worked security at a strip club, according to the affidavit.

Evidence collected in the case includes blood found in various locations around the house and a key fob belonging to the victim that was found on Solis’ dresser, above his wallet. The affidavit also states that the victim’s car was found abandoned a short distance away, and inside was a trash bag containing blood soaked rags and towels, a Door Dash bag like the one the victim was carrying. and a score card with Solis’ name on it.

Investigators also obtained surveillance video from the home showing the victim delivering food and, later, two Hispanic men carrying heavy trash bags outside. The other man, who worked as a driver for Solis, has not been charged.

The victim was reported missing by his wife after he never returned from his Uber Eats deliveries. Uber told investigators the last reported location of the victim was at the Solis home.

Pasco County is just north of Tampa, Florida on the Gulf Coast.

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