David Gee, Sheriff
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Release Number: 13-015 (13-008)
- For Immediate Release:
- Public Information Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
- January 8, 2013
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- Public Information Office : firstname.lastname@example.org
The victim has positively been identified.
- January 7, 2013
- Time: 1:37 AM
- 7007 Hollowell Drive
- Tampa, Florida
***** Update January 8, 2013*****
Victim has been positively identified as Quang-Nhut Duong, DOB 11-22-78.
The preliminary cause of death was thermal inhalation injury and thermal burns of 98% of skin surface with manner of death being suicide; decedent set himself on fire using an accelerant.
Details: (News Release 13-008)
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.