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David Gee, Sheriff
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    Release Number: 13-418 (13-417)

    • For Immediate Release:
    • Public Information Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
    • October 15, 2013
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    • 813/247-8060

    Chapman Is Charged With Felony Murder

    The victim has been identified.
    • Monday
    • October 14, 2013
    • Time: 4:00 AM
    • 133 Oakhill View Drive
    • Valrico

    Suspect:

    Frank Stanley Chapman, Jr.
    DOB: 04/05/71
    133 Oakhill View Dr.
    Valrico

    Charges:

    • Felony Murder
    • Arson First Degree Dwelling

    Victim: 

    Archie Ennis Carr
    DOB: 08/04/41
    133 Oakhill View Dr.
    Valrico

    Details:

    On October 14, 2013, at 12:04 a.m., District II deputies responded to a mentally ill person near 133 Oakhill View Drive in Valrico that was walking around the mobile home park with a hammer wanting to be taken to a mental health center. Upon units arriving, they discovered a trailer on fire. Hillsborough County Fire Rescue responded and extinguished the fire and, during a search of the trailer, discovered a body inside. The victim has been identified as Archie Carr. The suspect was then taken into custody for questioning after making utterances about setting the trailer on fire. Chapman is being charged with Arson First Degree Dwelling and Felony Murder.
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