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Deputies respond to home with person barricaded inside on Saturday

Fort Myers Police investigate homicide
Posted at 3:34 PM, Mar 02, 2019
and last updated 2019-03-02 15:34:21-05

FORT MYERS, Fla. — Deputies responded to an incident where a person was barricaded in a home around 6:00 a.m. on Saturday.

Lee County Sheriff's Office, the Hostage Negotiation Team, and SWAT were originally called out to the 7800 block of Breeze Drive for a sex crime, according to deputies.

Deputies said the negotiation took several hours, but they finally gained cooperation and took the person into custody without any injuries.

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