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Chad Chronister, Sheriff
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    Release Number: 18-743

    • For Immediate Release:
    • Public Affairs Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
    • October 24, 2018
    • Contact Person:
    • Public Affairs Office : piocommandcenter@hcso.tampa.fl.us
    • 813/247-8060

    The Victim Was Discovered With Upper Body Trauma

    Detectives have charged 36-year-old James Michael Morris in Anthony Alexander Galasso's death.
    • Saturday
    • October 6, 2018
    • Time: 12:00 AM
    • 10111 East Sligh Avenue
    • Tampa, Florida


    James Michael Morris
    DOB: 05/02/1982
    10911 Ross St.
    Tampa, FL
    Charge: 2nd Degree Murder with a Firearm


    Anthony Alexander Galasso
    DOB 3/13/75
    White Male


    Throughout the course of the death investigation, detectives identified James Michael Morris as a suspect in the case. A warrant was obtained for Morris' arrest and was executed on October 23, 2018. Morris is charged with one count of 2nd Degree Murder with a Firearm. He was already in jail on other charges. This is all of the information being released at this time.

    Previous Release:

    The victim has been identified in the 10111 East Sligh Avenue discovery of a deceased individual on 10/6/18 as Anthony Alexander Galasso. Additionally, this case has shifted from a death investigation to a homicide investigation.

    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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