Hillsborough County
David Gee, Sheriff
Tampa, FL
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    Release Number: 13-007

    • For Immediate Release:
    • Public Information Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
    • January 4, 2013
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    Death Investigation

    Man and woman found dead in Brandon home.
    • Tuesday
    • January 3, 2012
    • Time: 7:15 PM
    • 506 Coulter Road
    • Brandon, Florida

    Suspect:

    Troy Shannon
    DOB: 1/13/1963
    506 Coulter Road
    Brandon, Florida

    Victim:

    Sherrie Boyd
    DOB: 10/13/1968
    506 Coulter Road
    Brandon, Florida

    Details:

    Homicide detectives have determined, after a preliminary investigation, the case is a murder-suicide. They believe Troy Shannon shot his live-in girlfriend, Sherrie Boyd, and then turned the gun on himself. Investigators estimate the shooting occurred sometime during December 30-31. Deputies responded to the home around 7:15 p.m. Thursday after Shannon's parents returned home. Troy Shannon and Sherrie Boyd lived in a detached apartment behind his parents' home.
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