Sarasota police investigate homicide


Sarasota police investigate homicide


Date: March 11, 2014
by: David Conway | News Editor



The Sarasota Police Department is investigating a homicide after a body was found on the side of a road in north Sarasota last night.

Officers received a report regarding the body, which was discovered in the 3200 block of Orange Avenue, at 10:30 p.m. last night. The body was located on the curb when officers arrived on the scene.

An SPD release identified the victim as Carlton Parhm, 23, of Palmetto.

The case was originally reported as a suspicious incident, but is currently being investigated as a homicide. No further information regarding this case is currently being made available.

In the release, the police department asked anyone with information regarding the case to contact Detective Anthony DeFrancisco at 941-954-7049. People can also leave an anonymous tip by calling 941-366-8477 or visiting the city’s Crime Stoppers website.

Contact David Conway at

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