Two men found dead in Bradenton home, third death may be connected, investigators say

Posted at 11:17 AM, Aug 05, 2017

Many questions left unanswered after Manatee County Deputies say intruders forced their way into a woman's home. Two men were found shot in her house and now investigators say a third person found dead could also be involved.

Jason Wisti recorded the chaotic scene on his cell phone at around 4 a.m. He woke up to gunshots and then to his alarm someone at his door.

"There was a really hard bang "Doon doon!" said Wisti.

But when he opened it, he saw a man running away .

"He was sprinting faster than anyone I'd ever seen sprint in my life," he said.

According to investigators, a group of men forced their way into a 25-year-old woman's home and then the intruders shoved her  into a bedroom. She told deputies she heard gunfire and then a stunning scene. Two men dead in her home.

"Pretty crazy man you don't see stuff like this happening every day in this neighborhood," said Wisti.

Deputies say one of the men killed was the woman's boyfriend, Keith Lamar Jones, of Jacksonville. The other man killed was Rodney Williams, 23.

Just three hours later Sarasota Police found a man lying dead on the side of the road by Bahia Vista and Yale. Investigators later said that man is Andre Bryant.

Bryant was recently released from prison for a crime he didn't commit. At age 20, a judge sentenced him to 30 years behind bars for robbery. However, attorneys with the Innocence Project of Florida exonerated him.

Now, both agencies are investigating if the three deaths cold be related. So far, there have been no arrests made.