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    Release Number: 16-419

    • For Immediate Release:
    • Public Information Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
    • September 13, 2016
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    Death Investigation

    Orlando man was discovered unresponsive in back yard.
    • Sunday
    • September 11, 2016
    • Time: 1:17 AM
    • 12224 Garden Lake Circle
    • Tampa, Florida

    Victim: (deceased)

    Christopher Scott Brodman
    DOB: 06/09/1982
    417 Kentucky Woods Lane West
    Orlando, FL


    On September 11, 2016 at approximately 1:17 am, deputies responded to a residence located at 12224 Garden Lake Circle in Tampa reference to a person down.

    Upon arrival, deputies found Christopher Brodman laying in the back yard of the residence, unconscious. Several people and  paramedics with Hillsborough County Fire Rescue paramedics attempted CPR to no avail. Brodman was pronounced deceased on scene. HCSO detectives, crime scene investigators responded to the scene and initiated an investigation.

    Brodman's body was transported to the Hillsborough County Medical Examiner's Office where an autopsy was performed. Preliminary findings showed no physical  signs of homicidal violence. The final conclusion of the official cause of death is pending additional forensics and toxicology examination by the Medical Examiner's Office. There will be no further information released, pending further investigation.

    Next of kin (sister) has been notified.
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