Press Release

Subject: Press Release
Incident Type: Homicide Update
Incident Date/Time 2/14/2017 6:00:00 AM
Expire Date/Time 3/31/2017 6:00:00 AM
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Person/Suspect Info

Detectives continue to investigate the murder of Alexander Cherp who was found outside of his vehicle suffering from gunshot wounds.  Detectives believe Cherp was shot sometime between 11:00 p.m. and 11:30 p.m. on 2/4/2017.  Attached is a photo of Cherp’s vehicle (2012 grey 4-door Mercedes) which was parked in the parking lot of Greenbrook Park in the 6600 block of Greenbrook Blvd. in Lakewood Ranch.  Anyone who may have seen the vehicle, or people in the area of the park (Greenbrook subdivision) on that Saturday night, is asked to call the MCSO at 941-747-3011 or Crime Stoppers at 866-634-TIPS.  Detectives have identified two possible suspects in the case but no arrests have been made at this time.  A photo of Alexander Cherp is also attached.    

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