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Death Investigation Continues
Thursday, April 4, 2013

On Wednesday, April 3, 2013, at 4:31 p.m., the Lee County Sheriff's Office received a medical assistance call.  The incident occurred at 17890 Slater Road, North Fort Myers, Florida.  Deputies responded to the location to learn an adult male had died inside one of the residences. 

Due to the nature of the incident, detectives with the Sheriff's Office Major Crimes Unit were assigned to investigate.  Witnesses were located and interviews conducted.  Crime scene specialists with the Forensics Unit arrived along with the District 21 Medical Examiner.  An autopsy will be performed to determine cause of death.  Two residences were cordoned off and the investigation continues. 

The deceased has been positively identified as 61 year old (dob 6-11-51) Thomas V. Evangelista of 17890 Slater Road, North Fort Myers.  Next of kin have been notified.   

No other details are available for release at this time.  Any update will be provided via email.