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David Gee, Sheriff
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    Release Number: 14-014

    • For Immediate Release:
    • Public Information Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
    • January 13, 2014
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    • Public Information Office : piooffice@hcso.tampa.fl.us
    • 813/247-8060

    Autopsy Reveals Death To Be Homicide

    Anyone with information regarding the death of Xin Nguyen is asked to contact the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office.
    • Friday
    • January 10, 2014
    • Time: 10:15 PM
    • 2008 Holly Court, Apt B
    • Tampa

    Victim:

    Xin Nguyen
    DOB: 7/12/1963
    2008 Holly Court,  Apt B
    Tampa

    Details:

    On January 10, 2014 at 10:15 p.m., detectives were notified of a death at 2008 Holly Court, B. Tampa involving Asian male, Xin Nguyen. Xin was discovered dead in his apartment by a friend. Detectives responded to the scene to investigate. The victim suffered from chronic alcoholism and other health issues and took numerous medications. There were no outward signs of trauma, struggle or foul play.

    Medical Examiner Dr. Chrostowski and Dr. Chiste were requested and responded to the scene, however further examination would be required, during an autopsy. On January 11, 2014, the Medical Examiners Office ruled Xin's manner of death to be homicide.

    Detectives continue to investigate and ask if anyone has any information reference the death of Xin Nguyen to contact the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office at 247-8200 or if you would like to remain anonymous and be eligible for a reward, call Crime Stoppers of Tampa Bay at 1-800-873-8477.
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