The Clewiston News

UPDATE: Victim identified in early morning homicide outside Hibbett Sports

Police roped off a portion of the parking lot where a taxi cab was parked with blood dripping down the driver’s side door.

UPDATE: Police have released the name of the victim killed in a taxi outside Hibbett Sports this morning. 

The victim was identified as Mohammad Ansari, 52.

Ansari was a taxi driver out of Miami reportedly delivering the homcide suspect to Clewiston. 

The criminal investigation division is following up on leads. The case is on going.

INITIAL REPORT: Clewiston police are currently investigating a homicide that occurred in the parking lot in front of Hibbett Sports in Clewiston.

The incident occurred at around 6:30 a.m. Saturday morning.

One victim has been identified, however, the name has not been released pending next of kin.

According to police, the victim was from out of town.

No suspect has been named.

The investigation is ongoing and more information will be released as it is made available.