VALRICO, Fla. - Deputies arrested a suspect Tuesday in a mother's homicide in Valrico, according to the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office.
Michael Jason Fields, 32, was arrested and charged with second-degree murder, after finding a pair of his pajama pants with blood stains on them.
Fields had called 9-1-1 Tuesday afternoon to report he had found his girlfriend, dead outside his home at 2709 St. Clouds Oak Drive in Valrico.
The body of Christina Mahzamani, 32, of Brandon, was found there with upper body trauma.
According to deputies, Mahzamani was reported missing by family members Monday night.
Fields told investigators that he last saw Mahzamani on Sunday night when she came to visit him.
Detectives discovered drag marks on the grass and leaves leading from the back yard of 2707 St Clouds Oak Drive towards the middle of the two houses. They also found a cinder block with blood on it, and a partial shoe print similar to the sole of the shoes Fields was wearing.
Mahzamani leaves behind three children, ages 7, 9, and 13.