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Release Number: 09-042

For Immediate Release

Public Information Office

February 19, 2009

JD Callaway:

(813) 247-8060




 Victim: Lewis Clayton

             DOB 9/21/70

             14514 Hensel Lane, Apt. 116, Tampa





Wednesday, Feb. 18, 2009 at 11:30 p.m.


14514 Hensel Lane


Deputies responded to a fight call late Wednesday night around 11:30 and found a victim who had been beaten near an apartment complex at 14514 Hensel Lane.

The victim and another man had been arguing outside the apartment complex earlier in the evening, and a group of men later confronted the victim outside his apartment. A fight ensued and the victim was beaten. The victim was taken to St. Joseph's Hospital where he was pronounced dead just before 1 a.m. this morning.