Man found dead of apparent blunt-force trauma in Fort Lauderdale

By Amanda Batchelor - Senior Digital Editor

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. - Fort Lauderdale police are investigating the killing of a man who was found dead Monday morning.

Authorities said the man was found unresponsive around 7 a.m. at 101 NE Third St.

He was taken to Broward Health Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead.

Authorities said the man, identified as Robert Kenneth Bartlett, appeared to have injuries consistent with blunt trauma.

Anyone with information about the homicide is asked to call Detective J. Cabrera at 954-828-5581 or Broward Crime Stoppers at 954-493-8477. A reward of up to $3,000 is offered for information that leads to an arrest. 

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