Hillsborough County
David Gee, Sheriff
Tampa, FL
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    Release Number: 13-104 (13-087)

    • For Immediate Release:
    • Public Information Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
    • March 7, 2013
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    Update In Homicide Investigation

    Detectives arrest victim's son.
    • Monday
    • February 25, 2013
    • Time: 5:09 PM
    • 7017 San Ramon Place
    • Tampa, Florida

    Arrested: 

    Dametrius Edwards, Jr.
    DOB: 1/28/1991
    7017 San Ramon Place
    Tampa, FL

    Charges:

    • Murder in the 1st Degree

    Victim:

    Dametrius Edwards
    DOB: 7/05/1969
    7017 San Ramon Place
    Tampa, FL

    Details:

    On February 25, 2013 at 5:09 p.m., deputies responded to 101-7017 San Ramon Place, within the Granada Apartments, after the complainant discovered her son, Dametrius L. Edwards, dead inside his bedroom. The deceased victim sustained a gunshot wound to the head. During the investigation, it was determined the victim's son, Dametrius L. Edwards Jr, DOB 01/28/91, who lived with the victim was missing. Also missing was the victim's black 2005 Nissan Titan truck, bearing Florida tag 320 KNK. On February 26, at approximately 12:20 a.m., the victim's son was found within the victim's truck at 14632 Banyan Bluff Drive. The victim's son was arrested on outstanding felony warrants and transported to the Orient Road Jail.

    Homicide detectives continued the investigation and on March 6, 2013, the suspect, Dametrius Edwards Jr., was charged with 1st Degree Murder. At the time he was charged, Demetrius Edwards Jr. was still incarcerated in Hillsborough County on the aforementioned warrant.

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