ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — A man was charged with murder after police say he robbed and beat a victim Saturday evening.
St. Pete police said shortly before 5 p.m., a man was robbed and beaten near the parking lot at 3077 50th Ave. South. Officers responded and arrested Gary Washington Jr. for strong-arm robbery.
The victim, a 42-year-old man, refused medical treatment at the scene.
Sunday morning, police said the victim was found dead near the parking lot.
Washington is charged with second-degree murder.
This is an ongoing investigation.