Hillsborough County
Chad Chronister, Sheriff
  • News Releases are to be used for informational purposes only.
    Information provided should not be relied upon for any type of legal action.

    Release Number: 18-075

    • For Immediate Release:
    • Public Information Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
    • January 24, 2018
    • Contact Person:
    • Public Information Office : piocommandcenter@hcso.tampa.fl.us
    • 813-247-8060


    Eleven-month old girl drowns in apartment pond.
    • Monday
    • January 22, 2018
    • Time: 11:58 AM
    • Lake Lucerne Way


    On January 22, 2018, around noon, 911 operators received a possible drowning call concerning a infant. The child was transported to Brandon Regional Hospital and was later pronounced deceased.  The child has been identified as Deleah Morgan, DOB: 2/03/17.

    Next of Kin has been notified. This is a preliminary release and all the information that is available at this time. This is still very early in the investigation.

  • Sheriff Chad Chronister
    Sheriff Chad Chronister
Sheriff's Operations Center
Sheriff's Operations Center
  • Emergencies
  • 911
  • Non-Emergencies
  • (813) 247-8200
  • Crime Stoppers
  • (800) 873-8477
  • HCSO Telephone Directory
  • Click Here...
Orient Road Jail
Copyright © 2019 Hillsborough County Sheriffs Office all rights reserved.  Terms of Use | Privacy Policy