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Suspect charged with murder in two separate homicides


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TAMPA, FL (Friday, March 11th, 2022) - Damien Marshall was charged with murders of Linda Harris and "Jenny" on Thursday.

On 9/27/21, Linda Harris was found deceased in an abandoned home that was set for demolition at the 1800 block of E. Sligh Avenue. Construction workers were conducting a walk-through of the home when they discovered Harris. She suffered from upper body trauma and the Medical Examiner ruled her death to be a homicide.

On 11/2/21, Officers responded to the area of 9th St. and Fairbanks Ave. in Sulfur Springs, where they discovered the body of a female, a 25-year-old transient woman known as "Jenny". The Medical Examiner also ruled this case a homicide.

Damien Marshall was developed as a person of interest in both homicide investigations. Through surveillance, DNA and various investigative techniques, detectives developed probable cause to charge Marshall with the murders.

Damien Marshall

Marshall was arrested on 11/16/2021 for failure to register as a sex offender, where he remains in jail. Charges of First Degree Murder for both cases were added.

The investigation into both homicides is ongoing.