Sarasota PD asking for leads in 2017 disappearance and death of teen
SARASOTA, Fla. (WWSB) - Two years ago, the remains of a Sarasota teen were found in Palmetto.
Jabez Spann was 14-years-old when he disappeared on Labor Day in 2017. He was last seen at a candlelight vigil on 22nd Street and Palmadelia Avenue in Sarasota, just two blocks away from his home. A witness saw Spann with two other boys at around one in the morning that night; he disappeared just hours later.
Today marks 2 years since the remains of #JabezSpann were found. Jabez disappeared in 2017. Case remains active. We're still asking for info in connection to his death. If you have info, call @SRQCrimeStopper at 941-366-TIPS. $50,000 reward remains for info leading to an arrest. pic.twitter.com/jygIg0aOT5— Sarasota Police Department (@SarasotaPD) February 17, 2021
His family believes he may have witnessed the murder of 31-year-old Travis Combs.
Here is the 911 call reporting the discovery of his body.
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