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Release Number: 09-111

For Immediate Release

Public Information Office

April 17, 2009

Debbie Carter:

(813) 247-8060












Victim:  Anthony Chatterton,  DOB 3-15-69

              Address – At large


Suspects:  3 males described as Hispanic or Mexican


Suspect vehicle:  White 4 door, small/compact type


Driver:  Hispanic or White female with dark hair pulled back in a ponytail




April 17, 2009 at 12:49 a.m.


Entrance to the Ascott Apartments

13901 Bruce B. Downs Blvd.





The victim was behind a medical building that is located adjacent to the Ascott Apartments when he got into an argument through the fence with the suspects that were on the apartment complex property.  The victim was arguing with the suspects over some property that he was accusing them of taking from him.  At some point the victim walked around to the front entrance of the complex where he was confronted by the suspects which exited a white small vehicle.  As a result of the confrontation, the victim suffered trauma to the upper torso and died at the scene.  The suspects then fled in the vehicle southbound on Bruce B. Downs Blvd.


Anyone with any information reference the homicide is asked to call the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office at 247-8200 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-873-8477.