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Woman arrested in Ruskin double homicide, deputies search for person of interest

Posted at 1:43 PM, Jan 24, 2018
and last updated 2018-01-30 19:11:35-05

Hillsborough County deputies have arrested a woman accused of murdering two people inside a Ruskin home on January 24. 

According to deputies, they responded to 2611 14th Ave SE, at approximately 11 a.m., on January 24 after receiving a report that there were two deceased individuals inside the residence.

When deputies arrived, they entered the residence and found 33-year-old Juanita Solorzano and 24-year-old Alexis Martinez dead inside. The Medical Examiner's office determined both died of gun shot wounds.  

On Monday, 42-year-old Samona Louise Ramey, of Wimauma, was arrested, without incident and booked into the Orient Road Jail without bond. She is facing two counts of First Degree Felony Murder with Firearm-Discharge.

Detectives said they are still searching for an unidentified man, who was captured on surveillance video, that may have information regarding the double homicide.

Anyone with any information regarding the investigation or the identity of the unidentified subject is asked to call the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office at 247-8200.

Anyone with any information regarding the identity and whereabouts of any suspect(s) and who wants to be eligible for a cash reward is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-873-TIPS (8477), report anonymously online at or send a mobile tip using their P3 Tips Mobile application, which is a free download for iPhones, iPads and Droids. You must call Crime Stoppers first to be eligible for a reward.