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Detectives: Two Sarasota residents dead in possible murder-suicide

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SARASOTA COUNTY, FL (WWSB) - Sarasota County Sheriff's Office is conducting a death investigation for two Sarasota residents found dead inside their home. 

According to the Sarasota County Sheriff's Office, a neighbor found the two deceased individuals around 10:08 a.m. on Friday morning. They were found inside their home on 5030 Sarasota Central Parkway. 

Detectives believe this incident may be the result of a murder-suicide, but the cause of deaths will be released by the medical examiner's office. 

The two individuals have been identified as 82-year-old Herbert D. Brooker and 78-year-old Marie Annette T. Brooker. 

If anyone has information related to this incident, please contact the Sarasota County Criminal Investigations Section at 941-861-4900. 

The investigation is ongoing. 

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