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TEEN FOUND MURDERED IN LAUDERDALE LAKES

HOMICIDE INVESTIGATION UNDERWAY

PIO Number: 13-8-8
BSO Case Number: LL13-08-00389
Date: August 5, 2013
Time: 3:53 p.m.
Place of Occurrence: 3760 NW 27 St., Lauderdale Lakes
Jurisdiction: Lauderdale Lakes

Victim(s):

  • Steven Rutty, 18, male, 12/31/94, 3760 NW 27 St., Lauderdale Lakes (DECEASED)

Suspect(s):

  • Unknown at this time

Description of Incident:

A Lauderdale Lakes 18-year-old was discovered dead by his stepfather late Monday afternoon.

At 3:53 p.m. Monday, Broward Sheriff’s Office deputies and Broward Sheriff Fire Rescue responded to a single-family home at 3760 NW 27 St. where Steven Rutty, 18, was found deceased by his stepfather who had just returned home from work. Rutty was last seen alive Monday morning by his mother before she left for work. An uncle of the victim’s also lives at the address.

Crime Scene Unit detectives worked late into Monday night processing the scene and homicide detectives took statements from relatives and associates of the victim.

BSO Homicide Unit detectives are releasing few details about the case other than Mr. Rutty was found inside the home, murdered. Anyone with information about this case should call the Broward Sheriff’s Office at 954-765-4321 or Broward Crime Stoppers, anonymously, at 954-493-TIPS (8477), or online at www.BrowardCrimeStoppers.org.

INVESTIGATORS: CID, Homicide, D-4,Crime Scene, BSFR, Sgt. Ellwood, Det. Ilarraza
THIS REPORT BY:  Mike Jachles/PIO 08/05/13 2300

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