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Police find woman's body, arrest man

Police found a woman's body inside her mobile home Thursday evening and took a 43-year-old man into custody several hours later.

The woman was not identified late Thursday.

A caller told Pinellas Park police about 4:45 p.m. that a fight had occurred inside a mobile home and someone might be hurt.

Police went to the home, 9100 46th St., and found the woman dead inside, said Capt. Sanfield A. Forseth of the Pinellas Park Police Department.

Officers saw "obvious signs of foul play," and immediately began searching for a man associated with the mobile home, Forseth said.

They found the man, William M. McMullin, about 7:30 p.m. at the Driftwood Motel in St. Petersburg and took him into custody.

Police described McMullin as a suspect. No charges had been filed by late Thursday.

Neighbors said the woman moved into the Gator Lake Mobile Home Park several months ago, and was frequently seen with two men, one of whom appeared to be her boyfriend. Occasionally, neighbors heard shouting at the house, parked closely to other homes in the neighborhood.

Man dies in single-car accident

ST. PETERSBURG _ A man was killed early Thursday in a single-car accident, when his 1988 Oldsmobile Cutlass Cierra smashed into a light pole for unknown reasons.

The man was driving east on First Avenue S, and had just crossed Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Street, when the car smashed into the light pole, police said. The car burst into flames and bystanders tried to rescue him.

The driver, whose name was not released because his next of kin has not been notified, was pronounced dead at the scene.

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