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Chad Chronister, Sheriff
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    Release Number: 19-031

    • For Immediate Release:
    • Public Affairs Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
    • January 24, 2019
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    Apartment Fire With Fatality

    A deceased individual was discovered after the fire was extinguished.
    • Saturday
    • January 19, 2019
    • Time: 8:22 PM
    • 5636 Tranquility Oaks Dr
    • Tampa


    HCSO Deputies responded to a fire that fully engulfed two apartments at 5536 Tranquility Drive at approximately 8:22 p.m. After Hillsborough County Fire Rescue extinguished the fire, a deceased individual was discovered in one of the units.  Neither the cause of death nor of the fire has been determined. The deceased has not been identified.

    This is a preliminary investigation.
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