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Homicide investigation launched after woman’s body found in Dover

The Hillsborough Sheriff’s Office released photos Thursday evening of a person of interest and a vehicle that may be connected to the case.
The Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office is conducting a homicide investigation after a woman's body was discovered Wednesday in Dover.
The Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office is conducting a homicide investigation after a woman's body was discovered Wednesday in Dover. [ Photo provided / Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office ]
Published Dec. 9, 2021|Updated Dec. 10, 2021

A death investigation has turned into a homicide probe following the discovery of a woman’s body in Dover on Wednesday, the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office said.

The body was found with upper body trauma about 10:15 a.m. in the 9400 block of McIntosh Road, deputies said. The woman has been identified but the Sheriff’s Office did not release her name.

The Sheriff’s Office released photos Thursday evening of a person of interest and a vehicle that may be connected to the case.

The Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office is asking the public for help identifying the man above, who is a person of interest in a homicide probe.
The Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office is asking the public for help identifying the man above, who is a person of interest in a homicide probe. [ Courtesy of Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office ]

The man is approximately 6 feet tall and 180 pounds. He was captured on surveillance video wearing dark blue jeans, a black hoodie, black Nike shoes and a black baseball cap, according to the Sheriff’s Office.

Deputies are seeking the public's help in identifying the man above, who is a person of interest in a Dover homicide probe.
Deputies are seeking the public's help in identifying the man above, who is a person of interest in a Dover homicide probe. [ Courtesy of Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office ]

The vehicle of interest is a black two-door Dodge Ram pickup truck. The vehicle’s front right headlight is out, according to the Sheriff’s Office.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Sheriff’s Office at 813-247-8200.

The Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office is asking the public for help identifying the pickup truck above, which is a vehicle of interest in a homicide investigation.
The Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office is asking the public for help identifying the pickup truck above, which is a vehicle of interest in a homicide investigation. [ Courtesy of Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office ]

Times staff writer Natalie Weber contributed to this report.

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