Murder suspect extradited to Manatee County

Murder Suspect Extradited

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.

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