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Hillsborough County deputies investigating murder-suicide in Sun City Center

Posted at 10:17 PM, Sep 28, 2018
and last updated 2018-09-29 10:22:16-04

HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY, Fla. — The Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office is investigating a murder-suicide in Sun City Center.

HCSO says that the neighbors called 911 around 7:45 p.m. Friday after hearing gunshots. When deputies arrived, at the home on Preservation Green Court in Sun City Center, they found two people deceased. Deputies say that the two deceased are husband and wife.

Officials provide update on murder-suicide in Sun City Center



HCSO says they are still in the early stages of the investigation.

The names of the deceased have not been released at this time. No additional information has been released at this time.


This is the fourth murder-suicide in Tampa Bay this week. On Sunday, James Bennett is accused of shooting his wife Silvana then killing her 16-year-old daughter in Lakewood Ranch. Early Monday morning, Hillsborough County Deputy Kirk Keithley is accused of killing his wife Samantha in their home in Land O’ Lakes. Tuesday evening, hotel workers found Jeff and Melissa Little’s bodies when they didn’t check out of their hotel room. On Wednesday, Clearwater detectives confirmed Jeff Little shot and killed his wife then turned the gun on himself inside a hotel room at the popular Shephard's Beach Resort in Clearwater Beach. 

If you or someone you know is a victim of domestic violence, call the domestic violence hotline at 1-800-500-1119 to speak with someone who can help. 

This is a breaking news story and will be updated as more information becomes available.