WELFARE CHECK LEADS TO DEATH INVESTIGATION

PIO Number: 18-4-13

BSO Case Number: 11-1804-005089

Date: April 17, 2018

Time: 8:39 p.m.

Jurisdiction: Pompano Beach

Place of Occurrence: 906 N.E. 24th Ave., Pompano Beach

Victim(s): unidentified female (DECEASED)

Suspect(s): Patrick Palmer, 51, male, 3/6/67, 906 N.E. 24th Ave., Pompano Beach (HOSPITALIZED) 

Description of Incident:

On the evening of April 17, Pompano Beach Broward Sheriff's Office deputies responded to 906 N.E. 24th Avenue to conduct a welfare check on Patrick Palmer after he missed several days of work. Upon entering, deputies observed blood on the floor and found Palmer unconscious with injuries to his arms. As they continued to search the residence, they discovered the body of an unidentified female.

Palmer was transported to a local hospital.

The homicide detectives are working to determine the identity of the female. Her cause of death will be determined by the medical examiner.

The investigation is ongoing.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Detective James Hayes at 954-321-4231. Reports can also be made anonymously to 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:
Det. J. Hayes, Homicide
Pompano  Beach

THIS REPORT BY:
Gina Carter/PIO
4/18/18   1500


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