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MURDER AT CARAVEL ARMS Victim’s Name Released

BSO Case Number: LL03-01-1270 (UPDATED)
PIO Number: 03-1-24
Date: January 15, 2003
Time: 1056
Place of Occurrence: 4844 NW 24 Court, Lauderdale Lakes


  • Stephen Pearson, 41, 3/2/61, male, 3653 NW 37 Avenue, Lauderdale Lakes(DECEASED)


  • Unknown

Description of Incident:

Broward Sheriff's Office homicide detectives are releasing the name of a Lauderdale Lakes man who was found shot to death in an apartment Wednesday morning and are encouraging anyone with information on the case to come forward.

On January 15th at approximately 11 a.m., BSO deputies responded to the Caravel Arms Apartments, located at 4844 NW 24 Court in Lauderdale Lakes, in reference to shots fired. Arriving deputies discovered the body of 41-year-old Stephen Pearson in apartment number 115.

Pearson was pronounced dead at the scene. A perimeter was set up in the area, but deputies were unable to locate the suspect. Detectives are hoping to develop a more detailed description before releasing any information on the unidentified suspect.

BSO investigators said the victim was visiting a female friend at her apartment when the shooting occurred. The motive remains unclear at this time.

BSO homicide detectives are asking anyone with information on this case or the identity of the suspect to please contact Det. Ray Carmody at (954) 321-4210 or call Broward Crime Stoppers, anonymously, at (954) 493-TIPS.

INVESTIGATORS: Homicide Sgt. B. O’Neil, Det. R. Carmody & Det. E. Hendel, CI
THIS REPORT BY: Veda Coleman-Wright/PIO

Posted At: 01/16/2003 12:04 PM

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