Hillsborough County
Chad Chronister, Sheriff
Tampa, FL
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    Release Number: 15-457

    • For Immediate Release:
    • Public Information Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
    • September 1, 2015
    • Contact Person:
    • Public Information Office : piooffice@hcso.tampa.fl.us
    • 813/247-8060

    Homicide

    The victim had suffered upper body trauma.
    • Monday
    • August 31, 2015
    • Time: 2:00 PM
    • Fellowship Cemetery
    • 10232 Highway 674
    • Wimauma

    Victim:

    Juan Alberto Pelaez
    DOB: 11-1-45
    4502 West Burke Street
    Tampa

    Details:

    On August 31, 2015, an individual that had gone to the cemetery to visit a grave discovered the body of a deceased male inside the cemetery. The had suffered trauma to the upper torso. The victim's 2005 HR Hummer was also recovered at the cemetery. Detectives continue to investigate and follow up leads.

    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 send a mobile tip using our Tipsubmit Mobile application, which is a free download for iPhones, iPads and Droids.
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