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Second suspect arrested in 2008 St. Petersburg home invasion killing

ST. PETERSBURG — A second suspect in a 2008 homicide has been arrested as police search for two more.

On Jan. 20, 2008, Mario Tomlinson, 21, was shot and killed when one or more people tried to break into his home, 3521 21st Ave. S,, police said. This month, Derrick Brendin-Tyler Greene, 21, was identified by several witnesses as the driver of a getaway car and was indicted for first degree murder. Greene, of 4134 Fairfield Ave. S, was arrested Wednesday and admitted his involvement, police said. He was charged with murder.

Another suspect, Torren S. McKinney, 22, was arrested and charged in April. Police said McKinney masterminded the robbery.

Detectives are seeking two more suspects.

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Second suspect arrested in 2008 St. Petersburg home invasion killing 07/23/09 [Last modified: Friday, July 24, 2009 5:26am]
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