Investigators: Off-duty detention deputy killed in Citrus County home, ex-girlfriend arrested

Jacqueline Johnson-Cabrera, 22, of Ocala. Courtesy: Citrus County Sheriff's Office. 

An Ocala woman has been arrested for murdering an off-duty Marion County detention deputy, the Citrus County Sheriff's Office said. 

Investigators said 22-year-old Jacqueline Johnson-Cabrera is accused of killing 31-year-old Cory Schweitzer, who was a detention deputy with the Marion County Sheriff's Office. Citrus County deputies said Johnson-Cabrera was also Schweitzer's ex-girlfriend. 

Deputies received reports of a potential suicide at a Pine Ridge home on August 19. Schweitzer, who was off-duty at the time, was found with an apparent gunshot wound at the home, according to investigators. Once first responders arrived at the home, he was pronounced dead. 

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The sheriff's office's Major Crimes detectives responded to the home to investigate the scene. Investigators said preliminary information from the scene and additional evidence led detectives to believe the off-duty deputy was murdered. 

Detectives were able to secure an arrest warrant for Johnson -Cabrera. She was booked into the Citrus County Detention Facility for pending charges for second-degree murder with no bond, deputies said.