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Hillsborough County Sheriff Investigating Early Morning Homicide On East 139th St

The Hillsborough County sheriff's office is investigating an early morning homicide in Tampa.
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TAMPA, Fla, – The Hillsborough County sheriff’s office is investigating an early morning homicide in Tampa.

On Tuesday, February 21, 2023, shortly before 1 a.m., deputies responded to the 
1200 block of East 139th street.

When they arrived, they discovered a woman with severe upper-body trauma.

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The woman was transported to an area hospital, where she was pronounced deceased.

“We are heartbroken for the family and friends who lost a loved one this morning,” said Sheriff Chad Chronister. “We do believe this is an isolated incident. Our detectives are working to bring answers to the victim’s family.”

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