North Fort Myers Homicide Investigation - Update #2

Tuesday, May 1, 2018


Detectives say the two men involved in this altercation are known to each other.  No additional suspects are being sought and there is no danger to the community.

Based on the circumstances of this case, it is being turned over to the State Attorney's Office for review.

(Update #1 from April 30, 2018  2:53 p.m.)
The decedent has been identified as Philip Ronzone (DOB 6-1-84).  The investigation continues.

(Initial press release from April 29, 2018   2:00 p.m.)
On Sunday, April 29, 2018 at approximately 4:23 a.m., the Lee County Sheriff's Office received a call in reference to a stabbing at 1180 Palm Avenue, North Fort Myers.  Deputies arrived on scene and located a deceased male.

The Major Crimes Unit has assumed the investigation.  Positive identification and next of kin notification are both pending.