DAVIE, Fl. (WMAR) - The former first principal at Chesapeake High School was found murdered in a Florida canal.
Police responded to reports of a body in a canal in Davie Florida on July 5 where they found the body of William Norman, face down with duct tape covering his mouth and a plastic bag wrapped tightly around his neck.
Police say a cardboard box with a mailing label helped them identify Norman.
When police track Norman's bank cards, they connected two suspects, Andarly Desir and David Weintraub, both 19.
Both Desir and Weintraub confessed to beating, binding and gagging Norman at his home and then dumping his body in the canal.
Both men are now in police custody and facing criminal charges.
Norman worked for the Anne Arundel County Public School system between 1961 and 1989. Norman opened Chesapeake High School as it's principal in 1976 and stayed until 1983. The school's auditorium is named after him.
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