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16-year-old arrested in connection with fatal shooting on Singer Island

Maria Tritico, 32, shot to death while on beach
Posted at 8:32 PM, Dec 14, 2020

RIVIERA BEACH, Fla. — A 16-year-old was arrested Monday in connection with the death of a 32-year-old Tequesta woman, according to the Riviera Beach Police Department.

Maria Tritico was shot and killed on Dec. 6 while on the beach on Singer Island. She was rushed to St. Mary's Medical Center but died the following day.

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Police said the arrest was made Monday afternoon in West Palm Beach.

The teenage suspect was taken to the Juvenile Detention Center.

He is scheduled to appear in juvenile court Tuesday.