Hillsborough County
David Gee, Sheriff
Tampa, FL
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    Release Number: 13-008

    • For Immediate Release:
    • Public Information Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
    • January 7, 2013
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    • Public Information Office : piooffice@hcso.tampa.fl.us
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    Death Investigation

    Body discovered following early morning fire.
    • Monday
    • January 7, 2013
    • Time: 1:37 AM
    • 7007 Hollowell Drive
    • Tampa, Florida


    • Body of what is believed to be a male 20 – 40 years of age


    At approximately 1:37 a.m. on January 7, 2013 a neighbor called 911 in reference to two fires and what they thought was someone screaming? When County Fire and Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office arrived on scene, they discovered two scenes, one located at 7007 Hollowell Drive where a large gas can was on fire and the other scene was across the street where a charred body was discovered in the grass.

    There is no indication that a suspect is at large in reference to this case. The investigation continues. The positive identification will be confirmed by the Hillsborough County Medical Examiner.

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