Broward News

Name, Photo Released in Fort Lauderdale Murder

Keith Sloane is the man whom Fort Lauderdale Police arrested yesterday as a suspect in the broad-daylight murder of Oscar Battle.

According to a news release by the FLPD, the 21-year-old Sloane got into a verbal argument with Battle, 20, on Wednesday afternoon on the sidewalk of NW 15th Terrace. Sloane allegedly took a gun out of his car, then shot Battle several times.

Sloane has been charged with second-degree murder.

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Thomas Francis