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Chad Chronister, Sheriff
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    Release Number: 18-126

    • For Immediate Release:
    • Public Information Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
    • February 5, 2018
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    Death Investigation

    Deputies found two deceased bodies from an apparent murder/suicide.

    • Friday
    • February 2, 2018
    • Time: 3:45 PM
    • 1022 Spindle Palm Way
    • Apollo Beach, Florida


    Beata Rosa
    DOB: 11/29/70



    Miroslaw Rosa
    DOB: 8/29/57


    At approximately 3:45 p.m. on February 2, Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office was dispatched to 1022 Spindle Palm Way in Apollo Beach in reference to a possible shooting. Upon arrival to the home, deputies found two deceased bodies from an apparent murder/suicide. After an argument between them, Miroslaw Rosa shot and killed his wife Beata Rosa. Shortly afterwards, he proceeded to shoot himself. Both individuals were pronounced deceased at the scene. Next of Kin has been notified.

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