PIO Number: 14-17
Police Case Number: 14-025752
Event: Unattended Death
Place of Occurrence: 5200 Block of West Sample Road
Date/Time of Occurrence: August 15, 2014/ 8:02 a.m.
PIO/Releasing Authority: Sergeant Lori Eller
Investigator: Detective Julio Fernandez
Release Date: August 15, 2014
Update: August 15, 2014 Time: 2:34 p.m. By: Sergeant Lori Eller
The deceased has been identified as Scott Holloway (41), of Margate. The circumstances surrounding his death are still under investigation; however no obvious signs of foul play have been discovered at this time.
Summary of Incident
The Margate Police Department is investigating the death of a white male whose body was located in the 5200 block of West Sample Road, on August 15, 2014 at approximately 8:02 a.m.
The body was discovered in the canal on the South side of West Sample Road behind the Chevron gas station. The Margate Fire Department dive team responded to the scene and recovered the body from the canal.
The identity of the person is unknown at this time and the circumstances surrounding the death are under investigation.
Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact Detective Julio Fernandez at (954) 972-7111.
Questions may be directed to Sergeant Lori Eller at (954) 448-4611 or by contacting the Margate Police Department at (954) 972-7111.