Lakeland Pastor Found Dead

LAKELAND, Fla. (AP) _ A Florida pastor was found dead in his home five months after a shooting at a central Florida church that also wounded another pastor.

The Ledger of Lakeland (http://bit.ly/yNXxmt ) reports prosecutors are waiting on autopsy results to decide whether to file murder charges against 57-year-old Jeremiah Fogle.

The medical examiner’s office said Monday that an official cause of death had not been determined.

Polk County Sheriff’s officials say a friend became worried last week after he hadn’t heard from 65-year-old Rev. Carl Stewart. The friend found Steward dead.

Stewart and Rev. William Ross were injured in a Sept. 18 shooting at a Lakeland church.

Authorities say another minister disarmed Fogle, who was arrested.

Deputies found Fogle’s wife dead in their home.

Stewart was shot in the head, shoulder and back.

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