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Homicide investigation underway after woman found dead in Hillsborough County home

Posted at 2:43 PM, Sep 07, 2018
and last updated 2018-09-10 11:41:36-04

HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY, Fla. — The Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office is searching for a suspect in a homicide investigation after a mother of two was found dead inside a home Friday morning. 

Authorities say a witness called 911 around 11:59 a.m. on Friday to report a shooting inside a home on Sugarcreek Dr. When deputies arrived on scene they found a deceased black woman inside the home. 

The woman was identified as Evelyn Christina Chambers. A friend at the home heard gunshots and called 911.

The relationship between the woman and the shooter is unknown at this time, according to authorities. 

Her two daughters were not home at the time of the shooting.

An investigation is underway as detectives interview neighbors and canvas the road in front of the home. They are also searching a large retention ditch behind the home for any evidence related to the crime. 

Anyone with information related to this case is asked to call the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office at  813-247-8200.


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