NewsLocal News


Jury finds Brett Pleasant guilty of murder

Brett Pleasant
Posted at 1:14 PM, Dec 09, 2021
and last updated 2021-12-09 13:16:48-05

FORT MYERS, Fla. — Brett Pleasant was found guilty of the second-degree murder of 77-year old Jo Ann Leasure in her North Fort Myers home back on June 21, 2017.

Police say Leasure was found dead inside her condo.

Jo Anne Leasure

Jury deliberations started just before 10:30 a.m. on Friday.

Pleasant declined to testify in the trial.

Sentencing is scheduled for December 16, 2021.