NEW YORK WOMAN ARRESTED IN TAMARAC MURDER

Broward Sheriff's Office: Public Information Office
PIO Number:
22-8-3 (22-7-26)
BSO Case Number:
07-2207-001605
Date:
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Victim:
Adult female, name withheld, Marsy’s Law ( DECEASED)
Suspect:
Sakiyna Thompson, 28, 6/13/94, Springfield Gardens, New York
Description of Incident:
A New York woman was arrested this Wednesday for her involvement in the murder of a Tamarac woman.

At approximately 3 p.m. on Wednesday, July 13, Broward County Regional Communications received a call reporting an adult female was found unresponsive inside a home near the 9300 block of Northwest 57th Street in Tamarac. Broward Sheriff’s Office district deputies and Tamarac Fire Rescue responded to the scene, located the adult female, and determined she was deceased. 

BSO Homicide Unit and Crime Scene detectives were notified to investigate. The Broward Medical Examiner’s Office was also contacted and responded to the scene. 

Through investigative means, BSO detectives determined Sakiyna Thompson played a role in the victim’s murder. A warrant for her arrest was then obtained on Monday, July 25.

On Wednesday, Aug. 3, Thompson was taken into custody by New York Police Department officers in Springfield Gardens, New York. She is expected to be extradited to Broward County to face one charge of murder in the first degree. 

The investigation continues.

INVESTIGATORS:
Homicide Det. I. Kuechler, CID
Homicide Det. R. Schnakenberg, CID

THIS REPORT BY:
Gerdy St. Louis/PIO
8/4/22 0905

Homicide Sgt. K. Forsberg, CID
Tamarac; Tamarac Fire Rescue