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Police tape and squad cars surround the building at 4711 Gulf of Mexico Drive, in the Manatee County portion of the island.

Longboat Key police investigate double homicide at resort; victims were workers

Friday, Aug. 4, 2017 |

Police tape and squad cars surround the building at 4711 Gulf of Mexico Drive, in the Manatee County portion of the island.

The Longboat Police Department, Sarasota County Sheriff and Manatee County Sheriff responded to the incident.

Friday, Aug. 4, 2017 |

The Longboat Police Department, Sarasota County Sheriff and Manatee County Sheriff responded to the incident.

Longboat Chief Pete Cumming stands outside Zota Beach Resort. The resort was the scene of a double homicide on Aug. 4.

Friday, Aug. 4, 2017 |

Longboat Chief Pete Cumming stands outside Zota Beach Resort. The resort was the scene of a double homicide on Aug. 4.

Authorities speak to guests outside the Zota Beach Resort. A double homicide took place at the resort at 2:45 a.m. on Aug. 4. The investigation is ongoing.

Friday, Aug. 4, 2017 |

Authorities speak to guests outside the Zota Beach Resort. A double homicide took place at the resort at 2:45 a.m. on Aug. 4. The investigation is ongoing.

Guests leave the Zota Beach Resort on Aug. 4. The resort closed during an investigation of a double homicide after a robbery ended in the death of two resort employees.

Friday, Aug. 4, 2017 |

Guests leave the Zota Beach Resort on Aug. 4. The resort closed during an investigation of a double homicide after a robbery ended in the death of two resort employees.

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