WOMAN ARRESTED IN MURDER OF MAN FOUND DEAD IN BURNING CAR

PIO Number: 17-11-13b (17-11-13a)

BSO Case Number: 15-1711-001063

Date: Nov. 14, 2017

Time: 5:01 a.m.

Jurisdiction: North Lauderdale

Place of Occurrence: 6100 Kimberly Blvd., North Lauderdale

Victim(s):
Darren Butler, 27, male, 5/21/90, at large (DECEASED)

Suspect(s):
Rougiena Deriveire, 18, female, 4/9/99, 881 S.W. 63rd Terrace, North Lauderdale (IN CUSTODY)

Description of Incident:

Broward Sheriff's Office homicide detectives arrested an 18-year-old woman for her involvement in the death of Darren Butler, who was found in a burning car at a North Lauderdale park.

Rougiena Deriveire was arrested Nov. 18 and faces a charge of first-degree murder.

Butler's body was discovered around 5 a.m. Nov. 14 when BSO deputies responded to a car on fire at Bicentennial Park, 6100 Kimberly Blvd. When the flames were extinguished by North Lauderdale Fire Rescue, the 27-year-old's body was discovered in the car. Initially, his name was withheld until he could be positively identified.

The homicide investigation continues.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Homicide Detective Kevin Forsberg at 954-421-4200. If you wish to remain anonymous, contact Broward Crime Stoppers at 954-493-TIPS (8477) or online at browardcrimestoppers.org. Anonymous tips that lead to an arrest are eligible for a reward of up to $3,000.

INVESTIGATORS:
Dets. Forsberg & Tutler, Homicide CID
North Lauderdale; NLFR

THIS REPORT BY:
Joy Oglesby/PIO
11/20/17 1700


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