On Oct 1, 2020 approximately 10:50 pm the Jackson County Sheriff’s Office received a call of a subject possibly shot in the back parking lot of the Fairfield Inn on Whitetail Dr. When deputies arrived, they observed a female slumped over in the passenger seat of a Dodge pickup truck. The female was pronounced deceased at the scene.
During the investigation the female was identified as Dannyelle Mari White, 33 years of age, and a resident of Fountain, Florida.
The investigation including interviews, checking local businesses security cameras, and other investigative tools revealed a plan to rob White during a pre-arranged drug deal. Bryn Martin Spivey (30 yoa) drove White to the back parking lot and during the robbery, White was shot and killed.
Spivey was apprehended in a room inside the hotel and charged with the Principle to Armed Robbery and an open count of Murder. This incident is still being investigated with further charges pending.
Sheriff Louis S Roberts III and The Jackson County Sheriff’s Office would like to thank the Florida Highway Patrol, the Florida Department of Law Enforcement, the 14th Judicial Circuit State Attorney’s Office, the Medical Examiners Office, local businesses and citizens for their assistance and support in this investigation.