Tampa man's death ruled homicide, detectives investigate

TAMPA, Fla - An autopsy by the Hillsborough County medical examiner suggests a man found dead Friday night in a USF area apartment may be a homicide.  Detectives are looking for more information.

The body of Xin Nguyen, 50, was found dead in his apartment at 2008 Holly Court B.

The victim showed no outward signs of foul play at the time, and suffered from chronic alcoholism and other health issues.

However, upon examination of the victim by the medical examiner, the death was ruled a homicide.

Officials with Hillsborough County ask anyone with information about the death of Nguyen to call the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office at 247-8200 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-873-8400.

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