Broward County

Fort Lauderdale man killed in his apartment, police say

Fort Lauderdale police said Wednesday they are investigating the murder of a man whose body was found in his apartment.

Larry Slocum, 42, was found dead at about 8:30 p.m. Monday in the 500 block of Northeast First Avenue, police said.

Police declined to say how Slocum was killed, but confirmed it was a homicide.

Four months ago, Slocum became a grandfather for the first time. He attended Dillard High School and Florida State University, according to his Facebook profile.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Fort Lauderdale Police Department at 954-828-5708 or Broward Crime Stoppers at 954-493-TIPS (8477).