Homicide Investigation in North Fort Myers - Update #1

June 29, 2018

The decedent has been identified as Jerry Helton (DOB 07/12/61).

The investigation remains active.

(Original press release posted on June 28, 2018 at 9:55 p.m.)

June 28, 2018

On Thursday, June 28, 2018 at approximately 7:48 p.m., Lee County Sheriff’s Office deputies were dispatched to 2515 Payne Lane in North Fort Myers. 

Due to the nature of the incident Major Crimes Unit detectives responded to the scene and assumed the investigation. Detectives have deemed this to be a homicide. This is an isolated incident and there is no danger to the community. 
It is an active scene and the investigation is ongoing. Updates will be released as they are available.