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Deputies looking for people who had contact with accused killer

Scott Hodges accused of killing Robbie Spencer
Posted at 7:11 PM, Dec 04, 2021
and last updated 2021-12-04 22:39:14-05

VERO BEACH, Fla. — Indian River County Sheriff's Office deputies are looking for people who had contact with an accused killer days before Thanksgiving.

Scott Hodges is charged with the murder of Robbie Spencer, whose body was found in a wooded area of Vero Lake Estates on Nov. 24.

Deputies want to speak with anyone who had contact with Hodges between Nov. 21 and Nov. 23 or if they saw Hodges' truck on the afternoon of the Nov. 22.

Hodges is charged with first-degree murder.

An arrest affidavit indicates Spencer was shot.

Hodges worked as a real estate agent in Vero Beach and lived about two blocks from the victim.