BRADENTON, Fla. (WWSB) - A suspect in a Manatee County homicide has been extradited to face charges.
Cody Oxendine is accused of murdering Robert McCarthy in April of 2018. According to court documents, deputies were called to the a home in Elwood Park after a neighbor reported hearing a gunshot. McCarthy was found dead with a gunshot wound to his chest.
Officials believe that McCarthy was killed during a robbery and through investigation, determined Oxendine to be the suspect.
At the time, Oxendine was being held in the Henry County Jail in Georgia on unrelated charges.
Investigators obtained a warrant and charged Oxendine with Second Degree Murder. Nearly two years later, he has been extradited to Manatee County and is being held on no bond.