mulberry outlet store york Arrest made in string of Seminole Heights murders
Oct. 13 Tampa police said a gunman shot and killed Monica Caridad Hoffa. Officers found Hoffa’s body early the morning of Friday, Oct. 13 near the intersection of East New Orleans Avenue and North 10th Street.
Hoffa, 32, was shot on Oct. 11, according to Tampa Interim Police Chief Brian Dugan.
Police also released a video asking the public for help identifying a man who might be able to solve Mitchell’s case.
Oct. 17 Tampa police cited and proximity of the killings as to why investigators believe Mitchell and Hoffa cases are related. 19 Tampa police respond to a third victim killed in the Seminole Heights neighborhood. Police believe the murder is related to the murders of Mitchell and Hoffa.
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Oct. 20 The Tampa Police Department identified Anthony Naiboa as the third victim killed in the Seminole Heights neighborhood. Thursday.
Interactive map: See a map of where the victims were killed in the Seminole Heights neighborhood
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Oct. 21 Crime Stoppers of Tampa Bay and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives are offering a $25,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction in the Seminole Heights killings.
Oct. 22 Hundreds of people joined together in a vigil to honor the victims by quietly walking with candles in hand to the locations where police found each victim.
Oct. 23 Tampa Mayor Bob Buckhorn,
city leaders and Seminole Heights residents gathered to discuss the recent murders. Some business owners near the Seminole Heights area worry recent progress could be slowed or totally upended by the murders.
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Oct. 26 The message from Tampa police is clear: “We need names, not speculation” in figuring out who committed three murders in the Seminole Heights neighborhood.
Tampa Interim Police Chief Brian Dugan released new footage Thursday afternoon he says is related to the shooting deaths. A person is seen in the video taken on the night of the first murder on Oct. 9 the murder of Benjamin Mitchell.
Oct. 31 Mayor Bob Buckhorn and Interim Police Chief Brian Dugan trick or treated in the Seminole Heights neighborhood for Halloween.
Nov. 9 Anyone with information leading to the arrest and conviction of the Seminole Heights neighborhood killings could be eligible for an ever increasing reward.
It now stands at $41,000 as investigators continue to work to figure out who killed three people in October, Tampa Police Department Eddy Durkin said.
Nov. 14 Until evidence says otherwise, Tampa police are relating the Tuesday, Nov. 14 shooting death in the Seminole Heights neighborhood to the three earlier October murders.
Responding officers found a man dead near North Nebraska Avenue near East McBerry Street.
Tampa Police Chief Brian Dugan identified the victim as 60 year old Ronald Felton. It’s believed Felton was crossing the street to meet with someone when a suspect came up from behind and shot him, Dugan said.
Nov. 15 The Tampa Police Department released new surveillance video, which shows the suspect in the Seminole Heights murders. Anyone with information leading to the arrest and conviction of the killings could be eligible for the reward.