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Man found murdered in closet of Fort Myers home, suspect arrested in Georgia

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Posted at 7:19 PM, Mar 03, 2021
and last updated 2021-03-03 19:27:20-05

FORT MYERS, Fla. — Lee County deputies were looking for a man who was reported missing when they found him deceased in the bedroom closet of a home on Quanery Court in Jamaica Bay yesterday morning.

Investigators identified Michael Joseph Wasko, 45 as a suspect and issued a warrant.

Wasko was located in Georgia and taken into custody and is facing charges of Second Degree Murder.

He remains at the Chatham County Jail awaiting extradition to Lee County.

The victim's identity has not been released.