Officials confirm Bonita Springs deaths due to foul play
Detectives assigned to the Lee County Sheriff’s Office Major Crimes Unit have confirmed foul play is suspected in the deaths of two deceased individuals located in a wooded area off Harrell Avenue in Bonita Springs (located east of Interstate 75 off Bonita Beach Road).
On Sunday, Aug. 1, at approximately 6:05 p.m., investigators discovered the two bodies in a burnt out vehicle. The remains of both individuals have been turned over to the District 21 Medical Examiner’s Office. The Medical Examiner will conduct an autopsy to determine an official cause of death and confirm the identity of each person.
The incident remains under investigation.
Anyone who can provide information about this incident is asked to contact the Lee County Sheriff’s Office at 477-1000 or, to remain anonymous and be eligible for a reward up to $1,000 dollars, Southwest Florida Crime Stoppers at 1-800-780-TIPS (8477).