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.