TWO PEOPLE ARRESTED FOR DECEMBER HOMICIDE

Broward Sheriff's Office: Public Information Office
PIO Number:
21-4-12
BSO Case Number:
02-2012-002978
Date:
Dec. 29, 2020
Time:
10:45 a.m.
Jurisdiction:
Dania Beach 
Place of Occurrence:
1900 Stirling Road, Dania Beach 
Victim:
Name withheld (Marsy’s Law), adult female (DECEASED) 
Suspect(s):
Brandon Gabbidon, 18, 2/18/2002, 3930 N.W. 173rd Terrace, Miami Gardens (IN CUSTODY)
17-year-old male, Fort Lauderdale (IN CUSTODY)
Description of Incident:
Broward Sheriff’s Office homicide detectives arrested two people in connection with a December murder in Dania Beach. 

At approximately 10:45 a.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 29, Broward Regional Communications received a call regarding a deceased person found at 1900 Stirling Road in Dania Beach. BSO deputies arrived on scene and found a deceased woman in a hotel room under suspicious circumstances. BSO Homicide and Crime Scene units responded to the scene to investigate. 

Following a lengthy investigation into the death, detectives arrested Brandon Gabbidon and a 17-year-old Fort Lauderdale teen. Each faces a charge of first degree murder and conspiracy to commit murder in the case. Investigators determined that the pair robbed the victim, then shot and killed her.

Gabbidon is being held in the BSO Main Jail. BSO’s VIPER (Violence Intervention Proactive Enforcement Response) unit arrested the teen on Thursday, April 8, and transported him to the Juvenile Assessment Center for processing. 

INVESTIGATORS:
Det. W. De Jesus, CID
Sgt. K. Forsberg, CID

THIS REPORT BY:
Carey Codd /Sr. PIO
4/9/2021 1500

Dania Beach, BSFR, VIPER