Saturday, October 20, 2007

Playing cards help net FM cold case arrest


Originally posted on October 19, 2007

Fort Myers man was arrested today in connection with a murder that occurred in 2004.Derrick Hamilton, 27, of 11 Castlebar Circle, was charged with felony murder of James Foote, who was 53 at the time of his death. Foote was found shot to death in a parking lot in front of 1958 Grove Street in Fort Myers. The murder appeared to be drug related.Fort Myers police were able to make the arrest because of a tip they received from inmates in Florida prison. Cold case playing cards are distributed to those inmates in hopes that they can provide information.