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11 Dec 2012

Police Seek Person of Interest in Murder Case

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The Fort Myers Police Department is asking the public for help in locating a person of interest in a murder case from earlier this year. Detectives would like to find and talk to 24-year old Jonathan Espinosa (d.o.b. 1-9-88). Espinosa last lived in the Pine Manor area in Lee County. In addition to the picture attached, Espinosa is about 5’7” and weighs145 pounds.

Investigators would like to speak to Espinosa about the murder of 28-year old Shirley Zerna (d.o.b. 2-11-84 of North Fort Myers). Zerna was found deceased on June 18, 2012 in an apartment located at 5249 Red Cedar Drive #7. The Medical Examiner’s office ruled her death a homicide. Anyone with information in reference to Espinosa’s whereabouts is asked to call FMPD at 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. No further information available at this time.


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Contact Fort Myers Police

Office: (239) 321-7700
Emergency: 911

Address: 2210 Widman Way, Fort Myers, FL 33901

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