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Posted on: February 12, 2021

Cypress Court Murder Arrest

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On November 30, 2020 at 1:10 p.m., the Fort Myers Police Department Communications Division received a 911 call from a male, later identified as Serge Lefevre (7/15/1983) requesting an ambulance respond to 3608 Seminole Avenue, Unit C209 (the Cypress Court Apartments) in reference to a female, who reportedly had a seizure, was unconscious and not breathing.  The female was declared deceased at 1 :42 p.m.

Lefevre and four small children were escorted out of the residence.  

Due to the nature of the incident, the Fort Myers Police Homicide Unit was notified and responded to the scene.  An investigation was immediately initiated by the Homicide Unit into the circumstances surrounding the female’s death.  

On February 5, 2021, detectives received the Medical Examiner’s report.  The manner of death for the female was Homicide.  

On February 12, 2021, Lefevre was arrested in Charlotte County, US Marshals Florida Regional Fugitive Task Force, on the following charges pursuant to an arrest warrant issued by the State Attorney’s Office:

  • Murder - Second Degree as defined in F.S.S. 782.04 (2)
  • Partial-Birth Abortion as defined in F.S.S. 782.34 (two counts)
  • Aggravated Battery with a Deadly Weapon as defined in F.S.S. 784.45 (2b)
  • Aggravated Battery (Pregnant Victim) as defined in F.S.S. 784.045 (l)(b)
  • Kidnapping as defined in F.S.S. 787.01
  • False Imprisonment as defined in F.S.S. 787.02

This is an example of the continued excellent teamwork between the Fort Myers Police Department, the State Attorney’s Office, the District 21 Medical Examiner’s Office, and the US Marshall Florida Regional Fugitive Task Force.

 

Marsy’s Law has been invoked in this case.  

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