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Chad Chronister, Sheriff
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    Release Number: 15-068

    • For Immediate Release:
    • Public Information Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
    • February 5, 2015
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    Domestic Violence - Strangulation

    Deputies stop man from suffocating woman.
    • Tuesday
    • February 3, 2015
    • Time: 11:50 PM
    • 14512 Seaford Circle
    • Tampa

    Arrested:


    Shelton Newby
    DOB: 06/13/62
    14512 Seaford Circle
    Tampa, FL

    Charges:

    • Domestic Violence-Strangulation and False Imprisonment

    Victim:

    Michelle Morino
    DOB: 07/03/63
    14512 Seaford Circle
    Tampa, FL

    Details:

    On February 3, 2015 at approximately 11:30 p.m., deputies responded to 14512 Seaford Circle in Tampa regarding a disturbance. Upon arrival, they could hear a female screaming as if she was in pain inside the residence. They knocked and announced their presence several times with no response. They made forced entry into the residence at which point they observed a black male, later identified as Shelton Newby, on top of a white female, later identified as Michelle Morino, in their bedroom. Shelton was holding a pillow over Michelle's face and would not let her get up or leave the residence. Deputies took Shelton into custody for DV Strangulation and False Imprisonment.
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