The suspect in the Tampa murder case of 14-year-old Nilexia Alexander has been identified as 44-year-old Ronny Walker. Walker was taken into custody Thursday.

Suspect In Murder Of 14-Year-Old Temple Terrace Runaway Arrested In Tampa

TAMPA, Fla. – The suspect in the Tampa murder case of 14-year-old Nilexia Alexander has been identified as 44-year-old Ronny Walker. Walker was taken into custody Thursday.

On May 6, 2022, Tampa Police discovered a deceased female by the road near the 100 block of Floribraska Ave. The victim was identified as 14-year-old Nilexia Alexander, a runaway out of Temple Terrace.

Through investigative techniques, detectives were able to tie Ronny Walker’s vehicle to the vehicle that was in the area during the time of the murder.

The suspect in the Tampa murder case of 14-year-old Nilexia Alexander has been identified as 44-year-old Ronny Walker. Walker was taken into custody Thursday.
Ronny Walker, 44

Additionally, cellphone evidence placed the victim inside Walker’s vehicle around the time of the homicide.

A search warrant was done on Walker’s vehicle and evidence was sent to FDLE.

Results from FDLE tested positive for the victim’s DNA. U.S. Marshals took Walker into custody this afternoon.

The case remains under investigation, however, Tampa PD will hold a press conference on Friday to release details to the public.

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