Man found dead at Bradenton apartment playground, homicide detectives investigating

BRADENTON, Fla. - Authorities are investigating after a man's body was found on the playground of a Bradenton apartment early Wednesday morning.

Police responded to the Meadow Apartments, located at 1525 21 St. E at 3:00 a.m.

They found 20-year-old Damen Gilbert dead with signs of trauma to his body.

The case is being treated as a homicide.

Anyone with information is asked to call (941) 747-3011, ext. 2224 or Crime Stoppers at (866) 634-TIPS. 

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