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St. Petersburg police need public's help after woman found badly injured

By Times staff
Christie L. New, 43, was found with life-threatening injuries in Lake Maggiore Park just after 11:30 a.m. on March 1, according to St. Petersburg police. She remains in critical condition in a hospital. Anyone with information about this case is asked to contact police by calling (727) 893-7780 or sending a text using SPPD to TIP-411.

ST. PETERSBURG — A 43-year-old woman was found in a public park on March 1 badly injured. Now St. Petersburg police are asking for the public to help detectives figure out what happened to her.

Christie L. New was found by a city worker at Lake Maggiore Park on Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Street S and 40th Avenue S just after 11:30 a.m., police said.

She had suffered life-threatening injuries, police said, and on Tuesday remained in critical condition in a local hospital.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact police by calling (727) 893-7780 or sending a text using SPPD to TIP-411.