Broward County

Police investigating morning murder in Fort Lauderdale

Patrick Tranchida was found dead Tuesday morning.
Patrick Tranchida was found dead Tuesday morning.

A Fort Lauderdale father of three was found murdered in the 2000 block of Northwest 21st Avenue Tuesday morning.

Police believe Patrick Tranchida, 42, was killed overnight at 2009 NW 21st Ave., though his death wasn’t reported until 8:30 a.m. Tranchida graduated Fort Lauderdale Dillard High and attended the University of Florida.

Anyone with information on this homicide can contact Sgt. Steve Novak at 954-828-5556 or 954-828-5534.

David J. Neal: 305-376-3559, @DavidJNeal

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