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Chad Chronister, Sheriff
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    Release Number: 18-150 (18-107, 089)

    • For Immediate Release:
    • Public Information Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
    • February 12, 2018
    • Contact Person:
    • Public Information Office : piocommandcenter@hcso.tampa.fl.us
    • 813/247-8060

    Warrant Issued For Murder Suspect

    Detectives believe the suspect could be in the Ruskin or Wimauma areas.
    • Wednesday
    • January 24, 2018
    • Time: 11:00 PM
    • 2611 14th Avenue SE
    • Ruskin, Florida


    Detectives have issued a warrant for McKinsie Alexander Lyons for 1st Degree Murder (2 Counts), Murder of an Unborn Child, Burglary of a Dwelling with Assault or Battery and Felon in Possession of a Firearm.


    McKinsie Alexander Lyons
    AKA: McKinsie Sharp
    DOB: 2/19/1979
    Description: Black male, 6'01”, 220 lbs., black hair and brown eyes.

    Known to frequent Ruskin and Wimauma



    Samona Louise Ramey
    DOB: 11/17/1985
    5803 4th Street
    Wimauma, FL

    Charges: First Degree Felony Murder with Firearm-Discharge (2 counts), Murder of an Unborn Child, Possession of Cocaine, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia Possession of Controlled Substance (2 counts), Possession of Drug Without Prescription, and Introduction of Contraband Into A Detention Facility

    Victim #1:

    Juanita Donna Solorzano
    DOB: 4/07/1984
    At Large

    Victim #2:

    Alexis Martinez
    DOB: 8/07/1993
    2611 14th Avenue SE


    Details (Previous News Release):

    On January 24, 2018, at approximately 11 am, deputies responded to 2611 14th Avenue SE in Ruskin after a report was received that there were two deceased individuals inside the residence. When deputies arrived, they entered the residence and verified that two subjects were deceased.

    Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office homicide detectives, crimes scene investigators, the Hillsborough County State Attorney's Office and the Hillsborough County Medical's Examiner's Office are now involved in this investigation and have classified it as a double homicide.

    The Medical Examiner's office has determined both victims died of gun shot wounds and have made positive identification. Detectives have established a possible motive and do not believe this was a random act. Next of kin have been notified.

    Anyone with any information in reference to this incident is asked to call the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office at 813-247-8200. You may also send an anonymous tip from a smart phone using HCSOSheriff app available on both android and apple products. To be eligible for a cash reward, call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-873-TIPS (8477), report anonymously online at www.crimestopperstb.com or send a mobile tip using their P3 Tips Mobile application, which is a free download for iPhones, iPads and Droids. You must call Crime Stoppers first to be eligible for a reward.


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