On Mon. March 18, 2019 around 6:30 p.m. firefighters were called to the scene on the 700 block of Cypress Avenue. Flames could be seen shooting out of the roof and there was a reported explosion during the fire.
Tuesday night at a joint press conference, Sarasota Police and Manatee County Sheriff’s Office reported that Spann’s skeletal remains were found Saturday. Police say around 4:30pm, a man working on a fence line found the remains in Manatee County, west of I-75, and called 911.