Information on Homicide Case



UPDATE: A press conference was held at 11 am on May 18th. The livestream of the press conference can be viewed at:


UPDATE: The deceased has been identified as Latosia M. Warren, 36 years of age. 


The DeLand Police Department is investigating an apparent homicide. On May 17th around 1:15 pm, an individual was found deceased in their vehicle outside the Walgreens located at the intersection of East New York Avenue and South Amelia Avenue. The deceased in the vehicle was identified as a black female and died from an apparent gunshot wound. Police believe the vehicle had been there since the morning of May 15th. 

Police do not believe this was a random act of violence committed against the victim.

This is an active investigation. More information will be provided as it becomes available.

Tuesday, May 17, 2022 - 1:15pm

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