The Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office is conducting a homicide investigation in Plant City, where one victim was located dead.

Plant City Homicide Suspect In Custody

PLANT CITY, FL. – The Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office has arrested the suspect connected to a Plant City homicide that occurred last week.

Through investigative means, deputies located Carl Lee, 44, within the 9300 block of Edison Road in Lithia this afternoon. Lee had barricaded himself under a shed on the property.

At approximately 5:15 p.m. HCSO’s SWAT, Crisis Negotiation Team, and Bomb Disposal Team were all activated to assist with taking Lee into custody. About two hours later, he was taken into custody without incident.

“Our team of detectives was relentless in locating this individual over the course of the last several days,” said Sheriff Chad Chronister. “Today, through a combined effort between our patrol deputies and specialty units, we were able to peacefully resolve and arrest this homicide suspect responsible for taking the life of another human being.”

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