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Chad Chronister, Sheriff
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    Release Number: 18-830

    • For Immediate Release:
    • Public Affairs Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
    • December 26, 2018
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    HCSO Deputies Investigate Christmas Day Homicide

    Man is charged with Manslaughter in the death of his son.
    • Tuesday
    • December 25, 2018
    • Time: 9:20 PM
    • 2727 S Forbes Road
    • Plant City, Florida


    Guy Vickery
    White Male
    DOB: 9/07/1936
    2727 S Forbes Road
    Plant City
    Charge:  782.07(1) Manslaughter with a Weapon Firearm


    Deputies were called to the scene after a 911 call from inside the home. The caller advised that Guy Vickery, shot his son Benjamin Vickery, DOB: 8/28/1968, in the upper body during an argument between them. Benjamin succumbed to his injuries at South Florida Baptist Hospital

    Next of kin has been notified. The investigation is ongoing.
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