Hillsborough County
David Gee, Sheriff
Tampa, FL
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    Release Number: 10-163

    • For Immediate Release:
    • Public Information Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
    • May 17, 2010
    • Contact Person:
    • Debbie Carter : dcarter@hsco.tampa.fl.us
    • 813-247-8059

    4th Arrest In Dumpster Homicide

    4th suspect has been arrested in connection to the dumpster homicide.
    • Monday
    • May 17, 2010
    • Time: 5:50 PM
    • Hillsborough County
    • Tampa, Fl
    Suspect:

    Rosanna DiMauro, DOB 10-23-71
    201 Brandon Manor Ct. #201
    Brandon
    Charge: Accessory after the Fact (First Degree Murder)

    Victim:

    Robert Mason Brewer, DOB 6-4-93

    Hillsborough County detectives have charged an additional person in connection with the homicide of Robert Brewer. Brewer’s burnt body was discovered on May 4, 2010 in a dumpster located at 305 East Brandon Blvd.

    Detectives have charged Rosanna DiMauro with Accessory after the fact (First Degree Murder). DiMauro was present inside the apartment when the victim was first assaulted. After the victim was set on fire and upon the return of the co-defendants, the defendant was approached and asked for cleaning supplies in order for them to clean up the blood and crime scene. During said request, the defendant provided the co-defendants with bleach and rags in order to clean up the victim’s blood.

    During the ongoing investigation, the defendant was arrested on May 4, 2010 for unrelated charges. During her incarceration, she admitted to taking the lounge chair from her apartment and placing it inside of a vacant apartment #202. The only chair discovered in the apartment #202 was that of a reclining blue chair that was apparently soaked with blood.

    See Original Press Release 10-147.

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