Tampa police investigate killing in Centennial Park

Police said the victim had “upper body trauma.”
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Published Aug. 3, 2022|Updated Aug. 3, 2022

Detectives with the Tampa Police Department are conducting a homicide investigation in Centennial Park today.

Police said officers were called to the park at 1800 E Eighth Ave. at 6:53 a.m. They found a deceased male there with “upper body trauma,” the department said in a news release.

“Preliminary investigation suggests that this was not a random incident and the suspect and victim were known to each other,” the news release states. “Detectives are currently working to develop additional leads in the case.”

No other details were released.

Police said anyone with information about the case can call them at 813-231-6130.

This is a developing story. Stay with for updates.