Hillsborough County
David Gee, Sheriff
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    Release Number: 13-105

    • For Immediate Release:
    • Public Information Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
    • March 11, 2013
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    Homicide

    Woman's husband arrested for murder.
    • Sunday
    • March 10, 2013
    • Time: 11:50 PM
    • 513 Clara Drive
    • Brandon, Florida

    Suspect:


    Ralph Lewis Wald
    DOB: 9-16-42
    513 Clara Drive
    Brandon
     

    Charge:

    • 2nd Degree Murder With Firearm

    Victim:

    Walter Lee Conley
    DOB: 9-04-80
    13108 Lovers Lane, Apt. 390
    Brandon
     

    Details:

    On March 10, 2013, at approximately 11:50 p.m. the defendant woke up and was going to the kitchen for a drink. He then observed his wife having sexual intercourse in the living room with the victim. The suspect retrieved a firearm from his bedroom and shot the victim multiple times. The victim died as a result of the shooting. The defendant then called 911 and notified Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office dispatchers he had just shot a man he saw “fornicating” with his wife. Post Miranda the defendant confessed to shooting the victim. The victim died at the scene as a result of his injuries. The defendant’s 42 year old wife was not injured.

    The suspect waited at the scene for deputies to arrive and was taken into custody without incident.
     

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