62-year-old man found dead in the doorway of his Bradenton home, deputies say

Posted at 9:29 AM, Apr 26, 2018
and last updated 2018-04-27 05:47:17-04

BRADENTON, Fla. — A 62-year-old man was found dead in the doorway of his Bradenton home early Thursday morning.

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Manatee County Sheriff’s Office deputies found Robert McCarthy deceased in the doorway of his home located on the 2100 block of 45th St. Ct. E. after receiving a call, shortly after 4:00 a.m., about someone appearing dead.

Upon arrival, deputies confirmed McCarthy, who lived alone, was dead and suffered undisclosed trauma.

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At this time, detectives do not believe this was a random incident and are treating the case as a homicide.

"I’m not only surprised, I’m shocked, this is a quiet neighborhood," said neighbor Jim Fraley.

Anyone with information is asked to call the MCSO at 941-747-3011 or Crime Stoppers at 866-634-TIPS. 

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