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Ocala Police Department investigating homicide
Detectives seeking information in recent Ocala homicide.
On 03-9-2012 at 12:16 PM, Officers responded to a residence located at 1856 SE 4th Avenue in reference to a report of a man being found unresponsive at the home. Paramedics and Police responded and observed a male subject lying inside the residence, medical personal forced entry into the home and the victim was pronounced deceased. Officers on scene exited the residence and requested Detectives respond to the scene.

Detectives responded to the residence and were able to identify the victim as resident, Douglas Edward Tripp, White Male, 06-04-1956. At this time the Police Department is not releasing the details as to the manner of death, however the case is being investigated as a homicide.

Detectives are requesting anyone with information, to please contact the Ocala Police Department at 352-369-7000, or contact Detective Mike Bowman at 352-369-7155. To remain anonymous, contact Crime Stoppers at (352) 368-7867 (STOP) or go to www.ocalacrimestoppers.com.

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