Florida golfer’s hole-in-one lands him underneath arrest for car parking zone assault

A Florida man could also be regretting the very best golf shot of his life.

Robert Moore, a 75-year-old resident of The Villages in Florida, was arrested for aggravated manslaughter – and the picture taken of Mr Moore after he shot a hole-in-one on the Tarpon Boil Executive Golf Course is outwardly a part of the explanation why.

Authorities say that on 28 June, an 87-year-old man named Dean Zook was reportedly driving to the Glenview Country Club along with his spouse for a dinner out when he bumped right into a Lexus parked within the membership’s car parking zone.

(Sumter County Sheriff’s Office)

Mr Moore allegedly took offence and approached Mr Zook, finally punching him within the face a number of occasions, court docket paperwork and reporting by a number of retailers stated. Mr Zook was transported to the hospital with mind accidents and died on 16 July.

Mr Moore’s automobile was not reportedly the automobile that Mr Zook tapped within the car parking zone and he’s accused of leaving the scene of the incident earlier than police may make an arrest.

In the following days, detectives started looking for Mr Zook’s assailant and court docket paperwork state that an nameless tipster supplied an image of Mr Moore allegedly carrying the identical garments that the attacker was carrying in surveillance footage.

In addition, investigators had been capable of match bank card purchases made on the day of the assault to Mr Moore.

And they finally discovered a photograph of Mr Moore allegedly carrying those self same garments that was printed after his hole-in-one on the Tarpon Boil Executive Golf Course on 8 November.

When officers arrived at Mr Moore’s residence to arrest him he allegedly claimed that Mr Zook had attacked him first and that he solely fought again in self-defence.

Following his arrest Mr Moore was freed on a $30,000 bond.

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