HOMELESS MAN BEATEN TO DEATH NEAR FT. LAUDERDALE

PIO Number: 17-10-21                                                                    BSO Case Number: 90-1710-008682

Date: Oct. 21, 2017                                                                          Time: 11:41 p.m.

Jurisdiction: unincorporated Broward near Ft. Lauderdale

Place of Occurrence: 1955 S. SR 7, near Ft. Lauderdale

Victim(s): Youssef Hamraoui, 46, male, 2/3/71, at large (DECEASED)

Suspect(s): unknown

Description of Incident:

Broward Sheriff's Office homicide detectives are investigating the death of a man whose body was found lying on the ground near a vacant building in an unincorporated area of the county.

The man was found by a passerby around 11:40 p.m. Saturday night (Oct.21) near a building at 1955 S. S.R. 7. Initially the 911 caller believed the man needed medical assistance, but once Broward Sheriff's Office deputies arrived, they realized the man had been beaten to death.

Anyone with information is asked to contact BSO Homicide Detective Bryan Tutler at 954-321-4200. 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. Tutler & Cottam, CID Homicide; D5

THIS REPORT BY: Keyla Concepción/PIO 10/22/17 1300