Family finds body of woman in Belleair home

BELLEAIR

family finds woman's body inside home

The Pinellas County Sheriff's Office is investigating a suspicious death in Belleair. Police were called to the scene at 11:13 a.m. Friday after a woman's body was discovered inside a house at 7 Bay Brook Place. Family members, who had come to Florida for Thanksgiving, found the woman's body after a caretaker let them in the home, which is a rental property. Authorities are not releasing the name of the victim because next of kin has not been notified. The victim's husband was not home when her body was discovered and detectives have not been able to locate him. Detectives are working with Medical Examiner's Office to determine how she died.

PALM HARBOR

Woman, son are homeless after fire

An early morning fire seriously damaged a Palm Harbor home, leaving a woman and her adult son homeless. No one was hurt in Friday's 4:30 a.m. blaze at 1860 Willow Oak Drive N. The fire, which caused extensive heat and smoke damage, is under investigation, but appears accidental, said District Chief Tom Fritz. The Red Cross was called and helped the family find temporary accommodations in a local hotel.

Largo

Woman in serious condition after fire

A Largo woman who was pulled from her burning mobile home Wednesday by a Pinellas ambulance crew was in serious condition Friday afternoon. Doris Williams, 55, who was burned on about 15 percent of her body, was flown to Tampa General Hospital for treatment of life-threatening injuries. Pinellas Sheriff's Office detectives said the fire did not appear to be suspicious.

PALM HARBOR

Chabad to honor those slain in India

A memorial observance will be held for Rabbi Gavriel Holtzberg and his wife, Rivka, as well as all the victims murdered in Mumbai, India since the outbreak of violence last week. The program will take place at 5 p.m., Sunday at the Young Israel-Chabad of Pinellas County, 3696 Fisher Road, Palm Harbor. For information, call (727) 789-0408 or e-mail Rabbi Levi Hodakov, rabbi18@gmail.com.

TARPON SPRINGS

Annual art show to open Dec. 5

The Tarpon Springs Art Association will hold its annual juried art show for members of the association Dec. 5-27 at the Tarpon Springs Cultural Center, 101 S Pinellas Ave. Exhibit hours are weekdays from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Saturdays from noon to 4 p.m. An opening reception will be held 7-9 p.m. Dec. 5, with the awards presentation at 7:30 p.m. Admission is free to both the reception and the exhibit. Artists may join the association at registration, which will be 10 a.m.-noon, Dec. 2. For member and registration fees and entry requirements, call show chairman Barbara Hodges, (727) 940-4103.

Pinellas deaths

Edsall, Becky S.

Fickes, Dale Chorost

Haff, Randolph

Jenkins, Josephine E.

Powell, Mary Ann

Roberg, Karen R.

Ubertaccio, Julia D.

Wooten, Hazel E.

Yancey, Margaret

This list is from detailed obituaries published in Section B.

Family finds body of woman in Belleair home 11/28/08 [Last modified: Thursday, November 4, 2010 10:34am]

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