Death in Sarasota may be linked to Bradenton double murder

- A death investigation brought detectives from the Manatee County Sheriff's Office and the Bradenton Police Department to Sarasota Saturday.

They are looking into whether the death is related to a double murder in Bradenton Saturday morning.

The Manatee County Sheriff's Office says 31-year-old Andre S. Bryant, of Palmetto, was found dead on the side of the road Saturday morning. Bryant appears to have been shot to death, investigators say.

LINK: Deputies: Two men shot, killed in Bradenton

His body was found near Bahia Vista St. and Yale Ave. in Sarasota. 

Bryant's next of kin, who are believed to live in Jacksonville, has not been located to be notified. 



A previous version of this story incorrectly stated Bryant was from Jacksonville. 

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