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DNA helps solve 1990 Charlotte Co murder

STR and Y-STR DNA testing by FDLE TBROC analysts helped identify a convicted murderer in Ohio as the donor to a crime scene sample from Punta Gorda. The suspect has been indicted in Charlotte County and will be extradicted from Ohio to face First Degree Murder charges in Florida. 

CCSO names new suspect in cold case murder of Sharon Gill (

Grand jury returns indictment in 1990 murder of Sharon Gill (

Florida Department of Law Enforcement Priorities

FDLE is composed of five areas: Executive Direction and Business Support, Criminal Investigations and Forensic Science, Criminal Justice Information, Criminal Justice Professionalism and Florida Capitol Police. FDLE’s duties, responsibilities and procedures are mandated through Chapter 943, FS, and Chapter 11, FAC. To learn more about these areas, read our Statement of Agency Organization and Operation or visit our Open Government page.