Dustin Deckard found dead: Three arrested after man found dead on Delray Beach street

Police say Deckard was killed in robbery

DELRAY BEACH, Fla. -- Three people were arrested this morning after officers responded to reports of a man's dead body on the side of a road in Delray Beach.

Delray officers discovered the body of Dustin Deckard, 22, in the 1100 block of SW 10th Street shortly after receiving a call around 12:36 a.m.

Officers also received information from a 911 caller on a possible vehicle that was involved in the incident, according to Delray police spokesperson Nicole Guerriero.


Later in the morning, Boynton Beach police officers saw the suspected vehicle traveling on Congress Avenue.

After an investigation by detectives, the car's occupants -- Colson Sherman, 22, Kevin Sammiel, 27, and Thomas Byrd, 22 -- were arrested and charged with first degree murder.

According to Guerriero, Delray Beach police detectives determined that Deckard was shot in the course of a robbery.

All three suspects have extensive criminal histories, Guerriero. Combined, they have 55 felony charges with only four convictions.

Detectives say these felony charges include attempted premeditated murder, multiple weapon possession charges, robbery with firearm and other numerous violent crimes. This does not include the 42 misdemeanor charges with only two convictions.

"The Delray Beach Police Department is glad to have taken these dangerous individuals off of the street," Guerriero said in a release.

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