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The two races occurred just after midnight Sunday — about five minutes apart, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.
The circumstances of Trevor Summers’ crimes made him a “monster,” the judge said.
A jury rejected the Tampa mother’s insanity defense in 2014. She now seeks a new trial.
The person was found dead Thursday in the pond next to the park’s Military Court of Honor, a police spokesperson said.


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  2. Trevor Summers, the defendant, left, is escorted into the courtroom during his trial in August.
  3. Julie Schenecker testifies in a Tampa courtroom Monday in a hearing on her request for a new trial. Schenecker was convicted in 2014 of murdering her two teenage children.
  4. Officers salute Pinellas Deputy Michael Hartwick at his funeral at the Idlewild Baptist Church on Monday in Lutz. Hartwick died after being struck by a front loader while directing traffic away from road work on Sept. 22.
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  6. Pinellas County Sheriff's Office Deputy Michael Hartwick was hit and killed overnight Sept. 22 by a construction worker driving a front loader with a fork lift. Deputy Hartwick's funeral will be on Monday.
  7. Police were investigating Thursday after person was found dead in a pond at Largo Central Park in Largo.
  8. The Pinellas County Justice Center at 14250 49th Street N.
  9. Deputies investigate reports of shots fired at a Chuck E. Cheese on Saturday in Brandon.
  10. As mourners look on, law enforcement vehicles escort a hearse carrying the body of Deputy Michael Hartwick from the Pinellas County Medical Examiner's Office to the Thomas B. Dobies Funeral Home in Tarpon Springs during a procession ceremony on Friday, Sept. 23, 2022, in Largo.
  11. 5th grade teacher Tyler Faulkner was arrested by New Port Richey police Thursday after he was accused of abusing a student. He was placed on paid administrative leave by Pasco County Schools.
  12. Victor Morla Casado, 33, of Tampa, was arrested in connection to a fatal shooting in Tampa late Tuesday night, the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office said Friday. He is facing charges of first-degree murder, armed false imprisonment and being a felon in possession of a firearm.
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  14. This wanted poster from the FBI shows  Jerold Dunning. The St. Petersburg man was supposed to stand trial on June 19, 1999, on a charge of lewd and lascivious behavior upon a child, but he didn’t show up in court. According to previous Tampa Bay Times reporting, neighbors said they saw him pack up a box truck the night of June 18 and drive away from his home.
  15. At a news conference Wednesday, Pinellas Sheriff Bob Gualtieri and Pinellas County Commissioner Janet Long announced the launch of Mental Health for Heroes.
  16. James Hanson Jr. told Circuit Judge Samantha Ward that he'd changed his mind about going to trial and wanted to plead guilty and accept a mandatory life sentence for the 2019 attempted robbery of a Valrico bank and subsequent carjacking and murder of 68-year-old Mathew Korattiyil.
  17. This image provided by the Hennepin County, Minn., Sheriff's Office shows Thomas Lane, the former Minneapolis police officer who was sentenced Wednesday to three years in prison as part of a plea agreement for his role in George Floyd's death. Lane is already serving a 2 1/2-year federal prison sentence for violating Floyd’s civil rights.
  18. James Hanson Jr., 41, attends his jury selection hearing before 13th Circuit Court Judge Samantha Ward on Tuesday at the Hillsborough County Courthouse in Tampa. The Valrico man faces seven charges, including felony counts of carjacking, kidnapping, armed robbery and first-degree murder, after investigators say Hanson confessed to robbing a CenterState Bank in Valrico with an airsoft-style BB gun in August 2019, then carjacked 68-year-old Mathew Korattiyil and strangled him to death, using both his belt and his bare hands.
  19. Kolby Justin Lassiter, 24, of Plant City was arrested Friday in Hillsborough County on charges of aggravated manslaughter of a child, DUI manslaughter, DUI resulting in serious bodily injury and DUI resulting in property damage.
  20. Narciso Rosario, 32, and his sister Solimar Rosario, 31, face attempted second-degree murder charges in connection with a road incident Saturday in St. Petersburg that left a motorcyclist critically injured, police said.
  21. Anthime Gionet, wearing sunglasses, participates in rally outside the Illinois State Capitol on Oct. 2, 2021, to protest COVID-19 mandates. Gionet, also known as Baked Alaska, lives in Pinellas County, where he hosts a livestream show that spreads antisemitic and racist rhetoric. Standing next to him wearing black is Nick Fuentes, another white nationalist figure.
  22. Adnan Syed, center, leaves the Elijah E. Cummings Courthouse Monday in Baltimore. A judge has ordered the release of Syed after overturning his conviction for a 1999 murder that was chronicled in the hit podcast “Serial.”
  23. In this Aug. 09, 2019, photo, James Hanson Jr., accused of a Valrico bank robbery and subsequent carjacking and murder, is seen at a pretrial detention hearing at the Hillsborough County Courthouse in Tampa.
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