Public Affairs Office

1100 Cultural Park Blvd

Cape Coral, FL 33990


Date: June 13, 2011

Subject: **Update: Death Investigation

On Sunday June 12th at 5:15pm, Cape Coral Police responded to a 911 call at 427 NW 10th Street. Upon arrival, Officers met with Alina Valdes-Martinez who told police that she arrived at her ex-husband's home and found him deceased inside of the residence.

Officers found Ariel Desada (H/M 01-14-71) inside of the home, dead from a gunshot wound.

Detectives are working the case as a homicide.

This is the only information available for release at this time. Detectives and Forensics personnel continue to work around the clock on this case. More information will be released as it becomes available.