Arrest Made In Death of James Stewart

Demarco Ginn has been arrested and charged in the brutal murder of James Stewart. Stewart, who was homeless, was found dead in Inman Park on March 1, 2014, was stabbed multiple times. DNA evidence linked Ginn to the murder.   





**Update on body found in Inman Park ** 

A positive identification has been made of the man found deceased in Inman Park this morning.

James B.Stewart (w/m, dob: 12/25/42) was found at Inman Park under a tree deceased. Police are currently working the case as a homicide due to physical trauma to the body.

Stewart, who is known in the homeless community, frequented the park.

Detectives continue to investigate this case and ask if anyone has information regarding this case to call Heartland Crime Stoppers at 1-800-226-TIPS (8477).  Callers can remain anonymous and could be eligible for a cash reward.


Winter Haven Police are currently on scene of a deceased male found in Inman Park (1998 8th St., NW). The male was found this morning at approximately 10 a.m. by someone walking in the area. Detectives are treating this as a homicide.

There are no further details available at this time.

Updates will be sent as soon as they become available.


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