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Kissimmee police charge a man with murder after female body found

Posted on Wednesday, August 8, 2018 at 1:36 pm

Kissimmee police detectives arrested a man for murder on Tuesday after a female was

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found dead near a dumpster.

Arrested was 57-year-old Fletcher Sims after an investigation.

On Monday at approximately 9:45 p.m. police responded to CenterState Bank at 349 W. Oak St. in Kissimmee in reference to a death investigation. According to a Kissimmee Police Department press release, officers found a deceased female in the dumpster area of the building.

Through the course of the investigation, the death was determined to be a homicide and

detectives identified Sims, as a person of interest.  On Tuesday, Sims was located and charged with murder. He was taken to the Osceola County Jail and is being held on no bond.

The identity of the female is not being released until next of kin is notified.