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Tampa police investigate death of man found with ‘upper body trauma’

Police were called Friday morning to a report of a person down and found a man in his 40s dead.
Tampa police on Friday said they were investigating the death of a man found with “upper body trauma.”
Tampa police on Friday said they were investigating the death of a man found with “upper body trauma.” [ Photo illustration by ASHLEY DYE and DIRK SHADD | Times ]
Published Jul. 15, 2022

Tampa police on Friday said they were investigating the death of a man found with “upper body trauma.”

Police said they were called at 7:16 a.m. Friday to the 8000 block of Hampton Lake Drive to a report of a “male down,” police said in a news release.

Once on scene, police found a man in his 40s dead. Police said the investigation is in its early stages, but that detectives don’t believe the man’s death was a random act.

No other details, including the dead man’s name, were released Friday.

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