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Chad Chronister, Sheriff
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    Release Number: 15-561

    • For Immediate Release:
    • Public Information Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
    • November 3, 2015
    • Contact Person:
    • Public Information Office : piooffice@hcso.tampa.fl.us
    • 813/247-8060

    Homicide Investigation

    Woman was shot while walking to her apartment.
    • Saturday
    • October 31, 2015
    • Time: 12:00 AM
    • Chapel Tree Circle
    • Brandon

    Victim: (deceased)

    Tiffany C. James - Age 35
    1807 Chapel Tree Circle
    Brandon, FL


    The following press release is preliminary information and is subject to change as the investigation continues;

    On October 31, 2015, just after 11 pm, Tiffany James arrived at her apartment complex and while walking towards her apartment, she was shot at least once in the upper body by an unknown suspect.

    Hillsborough County Fire Rescue transported James to Tampa General Hospital where she later died.

    Homicide detectives are currently searching for Darryl Lee Williams age 49 so they may question him regarding what knowledge he may have of this incident.

    Williams is a black male, 5"6', 200 lbs, short grayish hair, with a last known address of 2002 Thornbush Pl in Brandon. Williams is believed to be driving a 1995 Toyota Camry LE, 4dr, gold in color with a Florida tag, DWI-W66. At this point of the investigation, detectives do not believe this incident was random.

    Next of Kin has been notified.

    Anyone with any information reference this incident or who may know the location of Darry Lee Williams is asked to call the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office at 247-8200 or anyone with any information regarding the identity and whereabouts of the suspect and who wants to be eligible for a cash reward is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-873-TIPS (8477), report anonymously online at www.crimestopperstb.com or send a mobile tip using our P3 Tips Mobile application, which is a free download for iPhones, iPads and

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