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Sexual Predator Charged with Murder
Wednesday, April 1, 2009

For Immediate Release
April 1, 2009

Murder Arrest Press Conference in Clay County Today; 3pm

35-year-old Kenneth Ray McBride, a registered sexual predator living at 2579 Myrtle Street in Middleburg, was arrested overnight by Clay County Robbery-Homicide detectives. He is charged with one count of murder. The body of the victim is now with the Jacksonville Medical Examiner and an autopsy is now being done to confirm her identity. The name of the victim cannot be released until the Medical Examiner verifies the identity.

Our agency is planning a 3pm media briefing at our Green Cove Springs main office (901 North Orange Ave). Sheriff Rick Beseler and detectives will be available to answer questions then and to provide details on the case. **Agency members are not available to answer questions about the case until this time.

The booking photo is attached. McBride made his first court appearance this morning in Clay County court and remains held with no bond. An arraignment date was set by the judge for April 15, 2009. McBride’s future court appearances can be tracked on www.clayclerk.com.



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