BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) (Source: Boca Raton PD) — On Sunday, April 1, 2018, Boca Raton Police responded to the 400 block of NW 72nd Street in reference to a missing person. An officer met with 49-year-old James Scandirito Jr. He stated his 74-year-old father, James “Skip” Scandirito Sr., was supposed to return home around 6:00 p.m. on March 31, 2018, but he never came home. Boca Raton Police detectives began actively searching for Skip.
During the search, inconsistencies were identified in the timeline provided by James Scandirito Jr. and his activities led Boca Raton Police to an abandoned golf course at the former Ocean Breeze Golf Club. On April 4, 2018, human remains were discovered and were later identified as belonging to James “Skip” Scandirito Sr. by the Medical Examiner’s Office.
Through the course of the investigation and the collection of evidence, James Scandirito Jr. was identified as a suspect in this case. James was located and arrested in Alachua County after he was observed driving his vehicle with a stolen license plate. He was subsequently charged with First Degree Murder.
This is an ongoing investigation and anyone with information is asked to contact Detective Tim Kurdys at (561) 338-1377.
James Scandarito Jr.
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
First Degree Murder
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