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Body found in Clearwater apartment linked to weekend murder of Safety Harbor mother

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Posted at 11:22 AM, Aug 07, 2019
and last updated 2019-08-07 11:45:11-04

On Saturday morning, John Clark was shot and killed in Safety Harbor by Pinellas deputies after they say he murdered his mother.

Now authorities say they have discovered another murder victim.

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Michael Robinson, 54, was found dead of an apparent gunshot wound Tuesday evening.

Detectives tried to make contact with him at his home in Clearwater around 5:30 p.m., but found him dead. They say he and Clark knew each other.

Detectives are requesting information from anyone who may have seen a blue 2012 Volkswagen Eos in the Safety Harbor/Countryside area between the hours of 12:30 a.m. and 4:30 a.m. on Saturday. You can contact Detective S. Robinson of the robbery/homicide unit at (727) 582-5669 or

Clark was killed after he allegedly pointed a 12 gauge shotgun at deputies over the weekend.