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Tampa Police Seek Assistance To Identify Homicide Suspect


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Tampa Police detectives are seeking assistance in identifying the subject in this linked video: https://youtu.be/q2R-qxou9OI

It is believed that the individual in the video is the suspect in a homicide that occurred on Monday, March 4, 2024, in the 5700 block of N. Nebraska Avenue.

The victim is 37-year-old (DOB: 05/14/1986) Rebecca Couture (W/F).

Couture was shot and pronounced deceased at the scene.

Anyone with information or camera footage (residential or business) that could assist detectives with their investigation is asked to call Tampa Police at 813-231-6130 or submit an anonymous tip by contacting Crime Stoppers at 800-873-TIPS (8477) or via TIP411.

Reference case number 2024-128876.

The original release is below.

 

**ORIGINAL RELEASE FROM MARCH 4, 2024**

TAMPA POLICE INVESTIGATING HOMICIDE IN 5700 BLOCK OF N NEBRASKA AVE

On March 4, 2024, at approximately 8:04 a.m., officers responded to the 5700 block of N. Nebraska Ave following a report of a deceased subject.

Upon their arrival, officers located a white female with upper body trauma. The victim was pronounced deceased at the scene.

Detectives are actively working to determine what led to this incident and identify a suspect.

There is no believed threat to the community.

The victim will be identified following next of kin notification.

Anyone with information that could assist detectives with their investigation is asked to call Tampa Police at 813-231-6130 or submit an anonymous tip by contacting Crime Stoppers at 800-873-TIPS (8477) or via TIP411.

**END OF RELEASE**