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Chad Chronister, Sheriff
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    Release Number: 16-233

    • For Immediate Release:
    • Public Information Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
    • May 25, 2016
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    Homicide Investigation

    Deputies arrest roommate.
    • Tuesday
    • May 24, 2016
    • Time: 6:45 PM
    • 6801 Thrasher Drive
    • Tampa, Florida

    Suspect: 

    Kydel Weldon
    DOB: 10/31/1971
    6801 Thrasher Drive
    Tampa, FL

    Charge:

    • Murder in the Second Degree

    Victim:

    Tina Ryan
    DOB: 6/17/1970
    6801 Thrasher Drive

    Details:

    On May 24, 2016, the complainant arrived at his residence located at 6801 Thrasher Drive at approximately 6:45 pm. Upon his arrival he observed what appeared to be blood throughout the residence. The complainant immediately notified deputies.

    Deputies obtained information about the complainant's two roommates. At approximately 10:00 pm, deputies responded to an area on Columbus Drive where the roommates were known to “hang out.” Deputies came in contact with Kydel Weldon (one of the roommates.) Deputies observed what appeared to be blood on the Weldon's hands and clothing.

    During the investigation, the body of a white female was located in the trunk of Kydel Weldon's vehicle. Cause of death pending autopsy results.

    Deputies have arrested Kydel Weldon on the charge of Murder in the Second Degree.
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