UNF IT engineer killed in home invasion

UNF employee Joe Brenton was shot and killed last night, according to an email to faculty from Sharon Ashton, Vice President of Public Relations, and Jeff Durfee, Director of Networking, Systems and Security.

The killing was part of a burglary or home invasion robbery which occurred at his residence on the northside of Jacksonville, according to a release from JSO.

Brenton’s wife and daughter were also home, but according to the email, they were able to escape and are being interviewed by homicide detectives.

Cassidy Alexander