Tampa Police responded to the report of a “male down” near a neighborhood lake dock in the 8000 block Hampton Lake Dr early Thursday morning. Tampa Police and Tampa Fire Rescue were dispatched to the scene. Upon arrival, officers found a deceased adult white male, in his mid-40's, with upper body trauma.
While it is very early in the investigation, detectives do not believe this is a random act. Investigators are continuing to develop leads in the case. Anyone who may have information that could assist the investigation is asked to contact the Tampa Police Department at 813.231.6130, call Crimestoppers of Tampa Bay, use TIP411, or download the TampaPD app.
Updates will be provided as they become available.