On Saturday, March 23, at approximately 11:00pm, an altercation occurred near the main stage area at the Redneck Mud Park. The disturbance was handled by the private security team hired by the facility for their event.
A 27 year old male involved in the altercation was treated by EMS for injuries and transported to the hospital where he was declared deceased. The Charlotte County Sheriff’s Office is now conducting a death investigation. Detectives with the Major Crimes Unit have obtained some videos recorded during the altercation but are aware that more exist.
Detectives are requesting witnesses turn over any videos that might have been recorded during the altercation between several guests and members of the security staff on Saturday evening.
If you have video you are willing to provide the detectives, please contact us at 941-575-5361 or firstname.lastname@example.org. You can also send us a message through Facebook.
The victim’s name is being held at this time under Marsy’s Law pending further investigation.
Update 3/25/19: This investigation is still active and ongoing. The cause of death is still undetermined and is pending the medical examiner’s review. Detectives are still requesting video and/or statements from anyone who witnessed the fight that occurred around 11:00pm near the main stage. Please call the Major Crimes Unit at 941-575-5361 or email email@example.com. Videos can also be sent through Facebook (we understand some files were too large for email).
Update 3/27/19: The deceased person is Ramon A. Muino, Jr. (7/12/91) of Clewiston, Florida. His identity was initially withheld to protect the family from being located or harassed during the initial investigation. At this time, the autopsy has been completed and the cause of death is still pending toxicology results. These results typically take several weeks.