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Published Apr. 29, 2013


Two people were found dead Friday night in a home east of Tampa, the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office said. A relative called 911 just before 7 p.m. to report finding the bodies of a man and a woman at 1326 Windsor Way in Clair-Mel, sheriff's spokeswoman Cristal Bermudez Nunez said. "We're not sure if it's a murder-suicide or a double homicide. We're still interviewing friends and family," she said. Windsor Way is north of Causeway Boulevard and west of the Lee Roy Selmon Crosstown Expressway. No other details were available late Friday night as the investigation continued.

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Crash on I-75 ramp kills motorcyclist

A Tampa man died Thursday after he lost control of his motorcycle and crashed in Brandon, the Florida Highway Patrol said. Brian Parilla Jr., 28, was driving north on the Interstate 75 entrance ramp from State Road 60 about 3 p.m. Thursday when his 2007 Suzuki motorcycle overturned, the FHP said. Parilla, who authorities say was wearing a helmet, flew off the motorcycle. He was flown to Tampa General Hospital, where he died.

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Plant City

Woman accused of molesting 2 kids

A 41-year-old woman was arrested Thursday, accused of sexually assaulting two children, the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office said. Jennifer Kathryn Mock of Plant City abused the two children when they were younger than 11 years old, an arrest affidavit says. Mock faces two sexual battery charges. She remained in a Hillsborough County jail Friday morning without bail.

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Ex-student jailed, accused of threats

Alonso High School underwent a modified lockdown for most of the day Friday because a former student threatened to kill a current student, authorities said. The ex-student - Michael James Alessandrini, 18, of Tampa - left a voice mail and sent a text message Friday threatening to kill the Alonso student, according to the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office. The school at 8302 Montague Street was put on modified lockdown, which means students can move between classrooms, but no one can enter or leave the buildings and outdoor activities are canceled. Deputies arrested Alessandrini about 12:30 p.m. at or near his home, 6700 Rome Ave., according to jail records. He faces a felony charge of written threats and was in a Hillsborough County jail Friday evening in lieu of $7,500 bail.