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Release Number: 09-224 (09-224 C)

For Immediate Release

Public Information Office

August 17, 2009

Debbie Carter:

(813) 247-8060




UPDATE: 08-18-09 3:18 p.m.

Suspect: Jovany Edgardo Rivera the suspect wanted in connection with the homicide of 2 females has been arrested today 8-18-09 and is currently being booked into the Hillsborough County Jail.



UPDATE: Victims have been identified:

Sarae Rivera

DOB 8/12/59


Yesenia Rivera

DOB 9/20/90

The victims were mother/daughter and lived in the apartment.





Victim(S): 2 unknown female deceased females




Monday, August 17, 2009 at 11:45 a.m.


10118 Majestic Palm Circle, Riverview





Detectives are on-scene at an apartment where two people are deceased inside.

The address is 10118 Majestic Palm Circle, near Big Bend Road and U.S. Highway 301. A search warrant to enter the residence is being obtained.