NORTH LAUDERDALE (CBSMiami) — Deputies arrested an 18-year-old woman in connection to a man found dead in a burning car at a North Lauderdale park.READ MORE: New Travel Restrictions In Place, Dow Drops 905 Points Over New COVID Variant Concerns
Investigators say Rougiena Deriveire was arrested for her alleged involvement in the death of 27-year-old Darren Butler.
She is facing a charge of first-degree murder.
Broward Sheriff’s deputies said Butler’s body was found inside the burning car at Bicentennial Park last week.READ MORE: Black Friday Shoppers Out Early Hoping To Score Deals
A search of public records shows Butler was arrested back in May 2016 in Fort Lauderdale on a charge of carrying a weapon in the open. He bonded out a day later.
Neighbors said around the time of the car fire, they heard what they thought were shots being fired.
Deputies say the investigation continues.
Anyone with more information is urged to call Homicide Detective Kevin Forsberg at 954-421-4200.MORE NEWS: Cold Fronts Bring More Than Just Cool Dry Air To South Florida
If you want to remain anonymous, contact Broward Crime Stoppers at 954-493-TIPS.