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Dreyfoos School of the Arts Murder Suspect Being Sought by Police

Last week, the bodies of two custodians who worked for the Dreyfoos School of the Arts in West Palm Beach were discovered on campus.

Ted Orama, 56, and Christopher Marshall, 48, were found shot to death in a maintenance area of the school, and cops have been searching for their coworker, Javier Burgos, 53, for the possible murder of the two men.

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Burgos, who the Palm Beach Post says has been investigated by the school for bizarre behavior in the past, has not been seen since the two custodians were found dead.

Burgos had worked at Dreyfoos since 2009.

According to the report, he had been accused of inappropriate behavior, including of verbally harassing a coworker, challenging another coworker to a fight, and grabbing his crotch in front of a female coworker.

He was also accused of trying to sell a gun to a coworker.

Also according to the records obtained by the Post, Orama, one of the two victims, had told school district police that the other custodians at the school feared working with Burgos alone.

Police have issued a nationwide alert for Burgos after he failed to show up for work Wednesday or Thursday of last week. He is 53, about five-foot-four, and weighs 180 pounds.

Police say he is driving a 2010 silver or aluminum-colored Toyota Corolla. He is considered armed and dangerous.

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Chris Joseph
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