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Man found dead in USF parking lot; 2 people arrested

Officials on Saturday said there appeared to be no “active threat.” The man was not affiliated with USF.
 
University of South Florida police said a man was found dead in a campus parking lot early Saturday.
University of South Florida police said a man was found dead in a campus parking lot early Saturday. [ Times ]
Published Aug. 12, 2023|Updated Aug. 16, 2023

TAMPA — A man was found dead in a University of South Florida parking lot Saturday morning, according to campus police. There appeared to be no “active threat” to the university, officials said.

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The man was not affiliated with USF, according to a news release from the campus police department. He was in his 60s and “appeared to have suffered trauma.”

The university later Saturday announced that two people were arrested in connection to the incident. Campus police did not immediately release their names, the charges or specifics on where they were located. The people were not affiliated with USF, the university said.

Police discovered the man in parking lot 3C near the Fine Arts Building in Tampa.

This is a developing story. Stay with tampabay.com for updates.