Hillsborough County
David Gee, Sheriff
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    Release Number: 10-350

    • For Immediate Release:
    • Public Information Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
    • December 2, 2010
    • Contact Person:
    • Deputy Larry McKinnon : lmckinno@hcso.tampa.fl.us
    • 813-247-8094

    News Conference Regarding Arrest of Double Homicide Suspect

    Sheriff Gee details arrest of suspect in double homicide in Ruskin on Thanksgiving morning.
    • Thursday
    • December 2, 2010
    • Time: 12:20 AM
    • 4935 Bonita Drive
    • Wimauma, FL


    Michael Edward Keetley
    DOB 12/08/70
    4935 Bonita Drive
    Wimauma, FL

    First Degree Murder (2 counts)
    Attempted First Degree Murder (4 counts)               


    Sheriff David Gee on Thursday morning announced the arrest of a suspect in a double homicide on Thanksgiving day in Ruskin. The suspect, Michael Edward Keetley, was arrested shortly after midnight Thursday, December 2, at his parents’ home in Wimauma. Two men were shot to death and four other men were wounded with gunshots outside a mobile home on Ocean Mist Court. Detectives worked around the clock to identify the suspect and develop information for a search warrant and probable cause arrest. Keetley was taken to the Orient Road Jail.

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