U.S. Marshals arrested Kevin L. Peterson, a 19-year-old homeless man, at 5:45 p.m. Wednesday, April 3, for the murder of Jovonne R. Corn.
Sarasota Police found 23-year-old Corn in an open field in Newton, March 14. Sarasota Police detectives continue to interview Peterson, who will be booked into the Sarasota County Jail, according to a news release.
Tips from the community helped detectives identify Peterson as a suspect, and Sarasota Police encourage anyone with further information about the case to contact Det. Dan Riley at 954-7062.
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23 2nd Annual Sarasota Fall Fine Art Festival
11:00 am - 5:00 pm
24 Baby Wearing Dance Class
10:00 am - 11:00 am
27 Thanksgiving Free Public Talk & Veggie Potluck
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
29 Light Up Siesta Village and Holiday Parade
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Cops Corner: Sarasota
Enjoy this week's edition of Cops Corner.
World on a string
The exchange of goods and chatter are the usual soundtrack for the Saturday morning Downtown Farmers Market on Orange Avenue.
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Bookstores across the state celebrated Florida Bookstore Day Saturday. Bookstore1 held an all-ages literary party and read-a-thon for customers and members of the community.