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MURDER AT CARAVEL ARMS

BSO Case Number: LL03-01-1270
PIO Number: 03-1-21
Date: January 15, 2003
Time: 1056
Place of Occurrence: 4844 NW 24 Court, Lauderdale Lakes

Victim(s):

  • 41-year-old black male, name withheld (DECEASED)

Suspect(s):

  • Unknown

Description of Incident:

Broward Sheriff's Office homicide detectives are investigating the death of a man found shot to death in a Lauderdale Lakes apartment Wednesday morning.

At approximately 11 a.m., BSO deputies responded to the Caravel Arms Apartments, located at 4844 NW 24 Court in Lauderdale Lakes, reference shots fired. Arriving deputies discovered the body of an adult black male in apartment number 115.

The victim, whose name is not being released until his next of kin is notified, 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: Sgt. B. O’Neil, Det. R. Carmody & Det. E. Hendel, CI
THIS REPORT BY: Veda Coleman-Wright/PIO

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