Deputies ID man found dead at bloody Seminole County apartment complex

Deputies found the body of Phillip Michael McCrimmon Martin, 33, at Vista Haven apartments

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SEMINOLE COUNTY, Fla. – Deputies identified a man found dead inside a Seminole County apartment Wednesday.

According to the sheriff’s office, deputies found 33-year-old Phillip Michael McCrimmon Martin in the 200 block of Petunia Terrace at the Vista Haven apartment complex in unincorporated Sanford.

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Deputies responded to the complex after residents reported hearing gunshots around 8:12 p.m.

Upon arrival, deputies said they found several shell casings, along with blood in a breezeway of one of the buildings and on a locked apartment door.

The sheriff’s office said deputies were able to get into the apartment and found the Orlando man dead.

According to investigators, there is no information on a suspected shooter.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crimeline at 1-800-423-8477 or the sheriff’s office at 407-665-6650.

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