Who actually is Victoria Sims?
Victoria Sims is named as a veteran Florida AARP volunteer who sent missing on June 11, was found dead along with 19-year-old Oluwatoyin Salau on Sunday night in southeast Tallahassee, the Tallahassee Police Department announced on Monday. Their deaths are being investigated as homicides.
The 75-year-old is survived by daughters Brenda and June, and several grandchildren, AARP confirmed.
This is Victoria Sims, who died after going missing. Sims, 75, of #Tallahassee, was a retired state worker & @AARP volunteer. “Her life is an example of the great principle laid out by AARP’s founder, Dr. Ethel Percy Andrus — ‘to serve, not to be served,’ ” said @HorseguyTLH. pic.twitter.com/QAOFOzmhS2
— Jeffrey Burlew (@JeffBurlew) June 14, 2020
Victoria Sims Early Life/Career
Ms. Sims was a longtime fixture in the Tallahassee branch of the American Association of Retired Persons. She was also a member of the Tallahassee Heights United Methodist Church, AARP said.
She had retired several years ago from the Florida Department of Elder Affairs, AARP claimed.
Victoria Sims Missing News
Monday morning, the Tallahassee Police Department confirmed Sims was one of the victims in the double murder.
According to the Tallahassee Police Department, Sims was last seen on June 6, in the area of 2700 Blocks of Blairstone Road.
It is unknown what Sims was wearing at the time, TPD reported.
She is approximately 5’00, 115llbs, with grey hair and blue eyes. She owns a white 2007 Toyota Camry with Florida Tag#IGDV12, which is also missing.
Victoria Sims Found Dead Along Activist Oluwatoyin Salau
Oluwatoyin Salau, 19, and Victoria Sims, 75, were found Saturday night in southeast Tallahassee, the Tallahassee Police Department announced on Monday.
The deaths are being investigated as homicides and the cases have been turned over to the department’s Violent Crime Unit, police said.
Authorities have identified a suspect in the case, Aaron Glee Jr., 49, who was brought into custody over the weekend following the discovery of the victims, police said. Glee has not been charged in connection to the disappearances.
MUGSHOT: This is 49-year-old Aaron Glee Jr. He was the suspect who Tallahassee police arrested in connection to the killing of a Black Lives Matter activist and an AARP volunteer. MORE: https://t.co/6VHuGt9xtt pic.twitter.com/sg3je1XrAa
— WCTV Eyewitness News (@WCTV) June 15, 2020
A Tallahassee Police Department spokesperson said any formal charges will be announced at the conclusion of the investigation.