Suspect in killing of Tallahassee activist, Oluwatoyin Salau, arrested in Orange County

By KATIE RICE | ORLANDO SENTINEL

A 49-year-old man suspected in the killings of two women in Tallahassee, including 19-year-old activist Oluwatoyin Salau, was arrested Sunday in Orange County, according to records. Aaron Glee Jr. was arrested by the Orlando Police Department on warrants out of Leon County for homicide and kidnapping, according to the Orange County Jail.

He was booked into the facility shortly before 5 a.m. Sunday and was still being held there without bail Monday afternoon.


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Glee is suspected of killing Salau and 75-year-old Victoria Sims, whose bodies were found around 9:15 p.m. Saturday off Monday Road in Tallahassee, said Tallahassee Police Department spokeswoman Rachelle Denmark.

Salau, known as “Toyin,” was last seen June 10 at a dessert shop in Tallahassee, the Tallahassee Democrat reported. The week before her death, she was protesting the death of George Floyd in Tallahassee and seeking emergency shelter.

The day she went missing, Salau tweeted she had beensexually assaulted by a man offering her a ride to a church where she was temporarily staying, according to the Democrat.

Sims’ family reported her missing Saturday night. Avolunteer for theAARP and the Second Harvest of the Big Bend food bank, she and Salau met during the George Floyd protests, the Democrat reported.

According to Leon County records, Glee was arrested in Tallahassee twice within the past month on separate battery charges. He was arrested May 30 on a felony charge of aggravated battery causing bodily harm or disability and again June 9 on a separate misdemeanor battery charge.

TPD investigators have asked anyone with information on the case to call the department at 850-891-4200 or Crime Stoppers at 850-574-8477.

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