Murder Case

Today Kevin Parker Sr. was found guilty as charged with Second Degree Murder and Robbery with a Firearm for a 2015 murder in Fort Myers.

Henry Jenkins was shot and killed in his apartment on Cleveland Avenue on April 12, 2015. He was also robbed. Kevin Parker Sr. was seen on surveillance video from a local convenience store wearing distinctive boots. Bloody impressions from the unique boots were discovered at the crime scene. Parker Sr. also made admissions to friends at the motel where he and his son stayed.

His son, Kevin Parker Jr., was also seen in the surveillance video as the driver of the car used in the crime. He was found guilty following a trial last week. Parker Jr. was found guilty as charged for Robbery- Possessing a Firearm. He claims to have had knowledge the robbery was planned but not the murder.

Some of the victim’s stolen jewelry was also found at the motel where the defendants lived. There were also bloodstains from the victim on the jewelry and in their car.

Assistant State Attorney Andreas Gardiner of our Homicide Unit and Assistant State Attorney John Dommerich, Jr. handled the cases.

Both defendants face up to life in prison when they are sentenced on June 12th.

Samantha Syoen
Communications Director
State Attorney’s Office