Man found dead in Sarasota home, deputies investigating

Sarasota County
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Deputies are investigating after a man was found dead in a Sarasota home Friday morning.

The sheriff’s office says the man was found in a home on Banneker Way off of King Boulevard. The emergency call initially came in just before 9 a.m.

When deputies and firefighters responded to the scene, they found a man dead inside the home. The sheriff’s office has not released any information on the man because they are still working to notify family members.

In a news release, the sheriff’s office called the investigation “extremely active and ongoing.” They have not said whether they believe someone else is responsible for the man’s death.

Anyone with information is asked to call investigators at (941) 861-4900 or Crime Stoppers of Sarasota at (941) 366-TIPS.

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