TAMPA, Fla. -- Tampa Police have arrested a 24-year-old man suspected of killing four people in the Seminole Heights neighbor of Tampa over the past six weeks.
So who is Howell Emanuel Donaldson III? Here's what we know so far:
Name: Howell Emanuel Donaldson III
Date of birth: 01/26/1993
Current address: 8321 Millwood Drive, Tampa, Florida 33615
Place of birth: Charlotte, North Carolina
Parents: Howell Donaldson Jr. and Rosita Donaldson
Education: Graduated from Alonso High School. Attended St. John's University in Queens, New York beginning in the fall of 2011 and graduated in January 2017. Donaldson received a Bachelor's Degree in Sports Management.
Collegiate Sports: Donaldson was a walk-on student-athlete for the St. John's University Men's Basketball Team during the 2011-2012 but never played in a game, according to Brian Browne, Executive Director of University Relations at St. John's University.
Employment History: Donaldson was employed at Ultimate Medical Academy in a customer support role from February 13 to May 2, 2017. Ultimate Medical Academy released the following statement regarding Donaldson's employment:
Ultimate Medical Academy recently learned of the arrest of Howell Donaldson III. He was employed at UMA from February 13 to May 2, 2017 working in a customer support role. He was terminated for absenteeism. Per UMA hiring policy, Donaldson passed a background check prior to employment.
UMA has reached out to the Tampa Police Department to offer our assistance.
Like everyone in Tampa Bay, we are relieved to learn there has been an arrest in this case and our thoughts and prayers continue to be with the families of the victims.