St. Lucie County, Florida – The St. Lucie County Sheriff’s Office announced on Saturday night that the “suspicious death” of a 32-year-old man is now being investigated as a homicide. Authorities were alerted to the incident at approximately 9:40 a.m. when deputies responded to a call in Port St. Lucie. The caller, a roommate, had returned home in the morning and discovered the deceased individual.
The address where the incident took place is located in the 180 block of Soneto Court, Port St. Lucie. Detectives, in their initial investigation, have classified the case as a homicide. As a result, Sheriff Keith Pearson is seeking the assistance of the public in identifying any potential witnesses who may have observed or heard anything between 11 p.m. on Friday night and 9 a.m. on Saturday morning.
Sheriff Pearson urged residents in the vicinity to review their home security camera footage for any signs of suspicious activity during the specified time frame. In a Facebook post, the sheriff’s office requested residents to share any pertinent information with detectives by contacting them at 772-462-3230 or Treasure Coast Crime Stoppers at 772-273-TIPS.
The investigation into this tragic incident is ongoing, and law enforcement officials are actively pursuing leads. The St. Lucie County Sheriff’s Office is determined to bring the perpetrator to justice and provide closure to the victim’s family and friends. Updates on the case will be made available as soon as new information emerges.
The local community is encouraged to remain vigilant and report any suspicious behavior or tips that could aid in the investigation. The sheriff’s office assures the public that all tips will be treated with the utmost confidentiality. The St. Lucie County Sheriff’s Office is dedicated to ensuring the safety and security of its residents and will spare no effort in resolving this case.