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Chad Chronister, Sheriff
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    Release Number: 18-138 (18-131)

    • For Immediate Release:
    • Public Information Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
    • February 6, 2018
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    Homicide Investigation

    Sean Anderson was charged with Murder in the First Degree.
    • Sunday
    • February 4, 2018
    • Time: 6:35 AM
    • 6907 Spencer Circle
    • Tampa, FL

    Victim:

    Wendall Scott
    DOB: 1/30/55
    6907 Spencer Circle
    Tampa, FL

    Arrested:


    Sean Anderson
    DOB: 11/14/1970
    At Large

    Charges: Murder in the First Degree (Premeditated) and Burglary with Assault or Battery

    Details:

    On February 4, 2018, at approximately 6:07 a.m., Sean Anderson was see in surveillance video arriving at Wendall Scott's residence on Spencer Circle.  He entered the residence through an unlocked back door.  Anderson entered the victim's bedroom where the victim was sleeping and struck the victim about the head, face and neck with a hammer.  Anderson took the victim's wallet, money, methamphetamine and credit cards.  In a post miranda interview, Sean Anderson admitted to the offense.  An autopsy was performed on the victim and the manner of death was determined to be homicide.




     
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