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11 Jun 2014

Police Investigating Double Homicide

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Update #1: The victims have been positively identified as Deonte Redding (d.o.b. 12/28/1980 of Fort Myers) and Zachary Blue (d.o.b. 01/10/1992 of Miami). Redding and Blue are siblings. Police would like to remind the public that FMPD is offering a reward of up to $25,000 to anyone who provides information that leads to the arrest and conviction of a person or persons responsible for any homicide in the City of Fort Myers. Anyone with information is asked to call Detective Emily DeStefanis at 239-321-7700, Crime Stoppers at 1-800-780-TIPS or text message C-R-I-M-E-S (274637) Keyword FMPD. Tipsters can remain anonymous.

On Saturday, June 7, 2014 at 3:28 a.m., the Fort Myers Police Department responded to a call of gunshots heard at 1702 South Drive. Upon arrival police located two unidentified black males inside a vehicle suffering from apparent gunshot wounds. Lee County Emergency Medical Service was summoned and pronounced the subjects deceased. Police have cordoned off the crime scene. Detectives along with Crime Scene Technicians are actively working the investigation to include identifying the victims. Anyone with information is asked to call Detective Emily DeStefanis at 239-321-7700, Crime Stoppers at 1-800-780-TIPS or text message C-R-I-M-E-S (274637) Keyword FMPD. FMPD is offering a reward of up to $25,000 to anyone who provides information that leads to the arrest and conviction of a person or persons responsible for any homicide in the City of Fort Myers. Tipsters can remain anonymous.

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Office: (239) 321-7700
Emergency: 911

Address: 2210 Widman Way, Fort Myers, FL 33901

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