An Eighth Circuit Court judge sentenced two Ocala people to life in prison and a third person to 12 years on Tuesday for murdering a man on May 17, 2021.
According to a State Attorney’s Office release, Doug Heath, 38, and Martesha Johnson, 32, were sentenced by Judge William Davis to life for killing Tyerune G. Blocker in NE Alachua County. Jasmine Webb was sentenced to 12 years.
On May 17, 2021, the Alachua County Sheriff’s Office (ACSO) responded to a rural area where they discovered Heath and Johnson unlawfully killed Blocker, an innocent bystander, after attempting to kill Derrick A. Williams.
An ACSO detective identified Heath, Johnson and Webb were involved in a love triangle and Webb had engaged in a relationship with Williams that created conflict leading to the deadly shooting.
An Alachua County Jury found Heath guilty of first-degree murder and attempted first-degree murder. Johnson was found guilty of first-degree murder, attempted first-degree murder and accessory after the fact.
Webb was sentenced to a lesser office of manslaughter.