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16-year-old arrested in death of teen in Ruskin

Officers found the teen dead about 7 p.m. Wednesday in the 200 block of Manatee Drive.
 
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Published June 25, 2021

A 16-year-old has been arrested on a first-degree murder charge in connection with a teen’s death in Ruskin, the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office said in a press release.

The boy also faces a charge of robbery with a firearm. The Tampa Bay Times is withholding his name because of his age.

Officers found the other teen dead about 7 p.m. Wednesday in the 200 block of Manatee Drive.

No other information, including the name of the victim, was released.