Flood Warning issued September 21 at 8:56PM EDT expiring September 26 at 2:00PM EDT in effect for: Hillsborough
Clearwater Police are searching for evidence in the murder of a woman found dead along the Pinellas Trail.
The body of Lydia Tross, 41, was found Saturday after she was reported missing for several days. Police say she was killed during a robbery attempt. Tross lived in the Highland Apartments with her boyfriend, about two miles from where she was found.
18-year-old Dewayne Jones was arrested and charged with her murder. He's being held in the Pinellas County Jail without bond.
Homicide detectives and other department personnel have been combing the brush near the Pinellas Trail searching for evidence in the case.
More than a dozen searchers scoured the area west of the trail after the overgrowth was cut back.
Anyone with any information is urged to call Clearwater police at: (727) 562-4242.