Broward Homicide Detectives Investigating Suspicious Death of Man and Woman Found Dead Behind Firestone in North Lauderdale

UPDATE: 11/6/2015: Yesterday, November 5, 2019 police released the names of the victims. The identities of the deceased are as follows:  Victim 1, Andre Jackson, 19 and Victim 2, Zentavious Williams, 24.

NORTH LAUDERDALE, FL – Broward Sheriff’s Office homicide detectives are investigating the deaths of two people found behind a business in North Lauderdale Monday morning.  

According to police, at approximately 6:55 a.m. Nov. 4, a Broward deputy was routinely patrolling a plaza near 1387 S. State Road 7 in North Lauderdale when he noticed two people, a man and women, who appeared to be unconscious on a sidewalk behind Firestone. North Lauderdale Fire and Rescue responded and pronounced both victims dead at the scene.

Homicide detectives suspect foul play and are investigating the case as a homicide. The identity of both victims is being withheld pending notification of next of kin. 

WPLG Local 10 News spoke with a man who said he recognized the couple as two homeless people who caused no trouble and were generally welcomed throughout the neighborhood wherever they went.

Anyone with information regarding this case is asked to call Broward Sheriff’s Office Homicide Detective Kevin Nitsch at 954-321-4876 or contact Broward Crime Stoppers, anonymously, at 954-493-TIPS (8477) or online at browardcrimestoppers.org

UPDATE: 11/6/2015: Yesterday, November 5, 2019 police released the names of the victims. The identities of the deceased are as follows:  Victim 1, Andre Jackson, 19 and Victim 2, Zentavious Williams, 24.

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