Hillsborough County
David Gee, Sheriff
Tampa, FL
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    Release Number: 12-342

    • For Immediate Release:
    • Public Information Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
    • September 11, 2012
    • Contact Person:
    • Debbie Carter : dcarter@hcso.tampa.fl.us
    • 813/247-8059

    Homicide Investigation

    Deputies responding to a call about a man being shot also discovered a marijuana grow operation and a body.
    • Saturday
    • September 8, 2012
    • Time: 5:38 PM
    • 3220 Bruton Road
    • Plant City, Florida


    Moises Alfaro-Ramos
    DOB: 1-6-85
    Believed to be from Honduras
    3220 Bruton Road
    Plant City, FL


    Jose Luis Panamenochavarria
    DOB: 8-23-63
    3220 Bruton Road
    Plant City, Fl
    Shot in leg and transported to Hospital


    Hillsborough County Sheriff’s detectives are investigating a homicide that occurred on September 8, 2012. Deputies initially responded to a report of an individual that had been shot in the leg. The male victim was in a vehicle at the end of the driveway to the property and was discovered by a neighbor. The victim lives at the Bruton Road address and he informed deputies that his friend that also resides at the Bruton Road address was deceased at the residence. The victim (Jose Luis Panamenochavarria) was transported to a local hospital where he was treated and released the next day. He has been booked into the jail on charges of Trafficking in Cannabis and no valid driver’s license. The victim has been booked under the above name and detectives are working to confirm that the name provided is his real name. The victim has not been entirely cooperative with detectives.

    When deputies searched the residence they discovered the victim’s deceased friend (Moises Alfaro-Ramos) on the back porch area of the residence. They also discovered a large marijuana grow operation on the property.

    The investigation continues.

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