Bayshore Oak Sunrise

Tampa Police Ask for Tips Relating To July Homicide Investigation


On the morning of July 5, Tampa Police responded to the 3000 block of Elmore Ave for the report of a deceased person. Officers arrived to find the victim, later identified as 61-year-old Richard Martin, located in his truck with upper body trauma. Detectives have been working to develop leads and identify and apprehend the suspect involved in Richard’s homicide.

Richard Martin 2018

Richard’s family has authorized the release of his information in the hope that someone in the community may be able to provide information that could help detectives with their investigation.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Crimestoppers of Tampa Bay at 800.873.TIPS. You can also provide information by contacting Tampa Police at 813.231.6130, or by downloading the TampaPD app.