Hillsborough County
David Gee, Sheriff
Tampa, FL
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    Release Number: 13-123

    • For Immediate Release:
    • Public Information Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
    • March 25, 2013
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    • Public Information Office : piooffice@hcso.tampa.fl.us
    • 813-247-8060

    Double Homicide

    Mother discovers son and roommate deceased inside their residence.
    • Sunday
    • March 24, 2013
    • Time: 5:30 PM
    • 1014 N. Parsons Ave., Lot 10
    • Seffner, FL

    Victims:
     

    Joshua Austin Deas
    DOB: 3/20/1989

    Kenneth V. Simmons
    DOB: 11/11/1978

    Details:

    At approximately 5:30 p.m. on March 24, 2013, deputies responded to 1014 N. Parsons Ave, Lot 10 after the mother of one of the victims stopped by the trailer and discovered the bodies.

    The victims both reside at the residence. Preliminary information is that it appears both victims suffered blunt trauma to the body.  The cause of death will be determined by the Medical Examiner.

    Anyone with any information reference the suspect is asked to call the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office at 247-8200 or anyone with any information regarding the identity and whereabouts of this suspect and who wants to be eligible for a cash reward is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-873-TIPS (8477), report anonymously online at www.crimestopperstb.com or text "CSTB plus your tip" to C-R-I-M-E-S (274637).
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