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Detectives seeking Facebook Live video connected to Fort Myers homicide

Posted at 1:28 PM, Nov 15, 2017
and last updated 2017-11-15 13:28:26-05

LEE COUNTY, Fla. -- Detective in a Fort Myers homicide investigation say they need help locating a social media post that may help solve the murder of Marvin Peacock on Sunday.

According to Southwest Florida Crime Stoppers, Peacock died of a gunshot wound in the area of Pauldo and Thomas streets around 7:35 p.m. Sunday.

Investigators say social media postings in the hours afterward may have information regarding the case.  They say specifically there was a Facebook Live video they hope was saved.

Anyone who may have captured or retained in any form any of these social media postings is asked to share that information anonymously with Crime Stoppers.  Any videos or photos can be easily uploaded to the P3Tips mobile app, affording tipsters absolute anonymity on their submissions, or on the Crime Stoppers website,  

Crime Stoppers says information contained in these videos could be critical in helping identify and apprehend the person responsible for Peacock’s death.

Individuals with information who would like to speak with the detective directly may contact Detective Emily DeStefanis at (239) 321-8011 or email