Suspect in custody in fatal hit and run Sunday

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SARASOTA COUNTY – Sheriff’s detectives say they have a suspect in custody they believe is responsible for a hit and run death early Sunday morning.

The victim's body was found around 12:45am in the 200 block of Oakford Road, off Fruitville Road in eastern Sarasota County.

They say the man died of a head wound after someone struck him with a car.

They believe they have found the car, and the person they who was allegedly behind the wheel.

No names have been released yet.

Florida Highway Patrol and the Sarasota County Sheriff's Office are investigating.