HOMICIDE SUSPECT FOUND DECEASED IN CANAL

Broward Sheriff's Office: Public Information Office
PIO Number:
21-2-26(A)
BSO Case Number:
04-2102-001235 (UPDATE)
Date:
Feb. 18, 2021
Time:
1:23 p.m.
Jurisdiction:
Lauderdale Lakes
Place of Occurrence:
4200 block Northwest 38th Terrace, Lauderdale Lakes
Victim:
Ricky Burton, 29, 9/17/1991, male (DECEASED)
Suspect:
Rashad Stevenson, 23, 10/24/1997, male (DECEASED)
Description of Incident:

The suspect wanted in connection with a Lauderdale Lakes homicide was found deceased in a canal Sunday morning. Homicide detectives had an arrest warrant for Rashad Stevenson since the shooting that left one person dead Thursday night. 

Shortly before 1:30 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 18, Broward County Regional Communications received a call of a shooting in the 4200 block of Northwest 38th Terrace. BSO Lauderdale Lakes deputies responded to the area and located one adult male victim who was suffering from a gunshot wound. The victim was transported to a nearby hospital where he later died.

Around 8:15 a.m. on Sunday, Feb. 21, a resident in the 3700 block of Northwest 41st Street discovered a body floating in the nearby canal. BSO deputies and the dive team responded to the scene and located the deceased body. Homicide and crime scene units responded to the scene to investigate. 

Anyone with information or who may have seen this shooting is asked to contact BSO Homicide Detectives John Curcio or Samantha Cottam at 954-321-4212. If you wish to remain anonymous, contact Broward Crime Stoppers at 954-493-TIPS (8477) or online at browardcrimestoppers.org. 

INVESTIGATORS:
Homicide Dets. J. Curcio & S. Cottam, CID
Homicide Sgt. K. Forsberg, CID

THIS REPORT BY:
Miranda Grossman/PIO
2/21/2021 1600

Lauderdale Lakes; BSFR

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