Man Found Shot To Death In Escambia County

May 20, 2019

A man was found shot to death in Escambia County early Monday morning.

The Escambia County Sheriff’s Office responded to a shots fired call about 3:33 a.m. in the 7500 block of Cobb Lane.

When they arrived at the scene, they found 29-year old McQuell Jeremiah SpellmanĀ deceased from a gunshot wound inside the home.

Further details have not been released. Anyone with information on the shooting is asked to call the Escambia County Sheriff’s Office at (850) 436-9620 or Crime Stoppers at (850) 433-STOP.


13 Responses to “Man Found Shot To Death In Escambia County”

  1. Lisa Watson on May 21st, 2019 7:44 pm

    It’s a shame that people don’t feel sympathy for the deceased of his family, they only care about what kind of neighborhood he was in. Someone’s son or father or brother is dead. I think that should matter.

  2. MtnDewey on May 21st, 2019 4:25 pm

    Chicago school if criminology theory at work here.

  3. Bewildered on May 21st, 2019 3:59 pm

    At least in his incident nobody can blame a dilapidated building like it was the case in Atmore. Somehow it is always an outside force that is at fault in killings like this.

  4. John on May 21st, 2019 2:30 pm

    @ Steve. It was in an unincorporated part of the county where there is no city police protection.

  5. Jim on May 21st, 2019 8:42 am

    Steve, that’s considered Ensley/North Olive Heights, but I agree with the description. It’s a high density, low income area known for drugs, prostitution, domestic violence, and various other crimes, with lots of dark places to do dastardly things.

  6. Dave Kilger on May 20th, 2019 9:45 pm

    Even if you put a cop on every other corner it won’t stop the drug trade or domestic homicides. Homicides are extremely unpredictable as they are usually crimes of passion and or drug involved.

  7. Smokey on May 20th, 2019 8:46 pm

    Poor John. Watch a lot of CNN?

  8. Concerned citizen on May 20th, 2019 4:36 pm

    @ Steve car city is south of I 10

  9. Sedition on May 20th, 2019 4:17 pm


    Feel free to voluntarily pay pay all the extra property taxes you feel like paying…but leave me out of it.

    The more money I save in property taxes means the more money I get to purchase more .45 ACP ammo to fire back at these punks.

  10. Tee - bug on May 20th, 2019 3:53 pm

    Please be careful out there my friends we are living in bad times

  11. steve on May 20th, 2019 2:14 pm

    To John.. That killing was just north of I10 off 29 in car city area.. So it has nothing to do with being in the URBAN area but more of a +++ area.

  12. William 2 on May 20th, 2019 12:46 pm

    if you believe that you are lost.

  13. John on May 20th, 2019 11:13 am

    People need to realize that the problem is that most of urban Escambia County is in unincorporated territory leaving a Sheriffs department which is stretched too thin to be the primary law enforcement agency. There is a reason for the city of Pensacola having fewer homicides because they are in the jurisdiction of a police department so they have better enforcement. Sometimes it makes sense to pay those extra property taxes in order to have safer streets. Just sayin.

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