Bradenton man arrested for Sarasota murder
SARASOTA - A 20-year- old Bradenton man has been arrested for a Sarasota murder over the weekend.
Juan Jose Esparza has been charged with murder, armed burglary and additional charges in connection of a death over the weekend.
This past Saturday, October 19, at approximately ?10 a.m.?, Sarasota Police responded to a 911 call for assistance in regards to a possible suicide at a home on ?6th Street? in Sarasota. Officers found the victim, an adult male, deceased on the living room floor, of an apparent gunshot wound. Evidence revealed that the victim did not die by suicide.
Esparza is being held at the Sarasota County Jail. Anyone with information is asked to call the SPD, or crimestoppers.