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Tampa police seek tips in man's beating death

TAMPA — Police are seeking tips from the public to solve the killing of a man who was beaten to death Sunday in the College Hill area of Tampa.

Officers were sent to the 2900 block of E 28th Avenue that night to investigate a report of a battery, police said. When they arrived, they found Carlton "Cooda" Reed, 52, lying injured in the street.

Reed was taken to Tampa General Hospital, where he died.

An investigation revealed that Reed was involved in a fight with multiple people before he died, but detectives have not made any arrests.

Police said Wednesday they are seeking information from the public to help solve the case.

Anyone with information about Reed's deathcan call Crime Stoppers of Tampa Bay at (800) 873-8477.

Tampa police seek tips in man's beating death 03/26/14 [Last modified: Wednesday, March 26, 2014 10:20pm]
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