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Man found dead after he was dropped off at NetPark complex in Tampa

Police are seeking information from anyone who may have seen Donta Allen, 33, on Sunday night near the Tampa office center.
Tampa police found Donta Allen, 33, in the area of E Palifox Street near N 44th Street at about 9 p.m. Sunday. He was suffering from upper body trauma and died later in a hospital. [[TAMPA POLICE DEPARTMENT]  |  Tampa Police Department]
Tampa police found Donta Allen, 33, in the area of E Palifox Street near N 44th Street at about 9 p.m. Sunday. He was suffering from upper body trauma and died later in a hospital. [[TAMPA POLICE DEPARTMENT] | Tampa Police Department]
Published Sep. 17, 2019
Updated Sep. 17, 2019

TAMPA — Police are seeking information from anyone who can help solve the murder of a 33-year-old man that took place Sunday night.

Detectives especially want to know if anyone saw Donta Allen, 33, in the vicinity of the NetPark Tampa Bay office center at 5701 E Hillsborough Ave. just minutes before he was fatally injured.

He was seen at or near NetPark Tampa Bay at about 8:40 p.m., according to Tampa police. Then at about 9 p.m. police officers said they found him near E Palifox Street near N 44th Street.

Allen suffered upper body trauma, police said, was taken to a hospital where he was later pronounced dead.

Anyone who saw Allen that night or who has information about this incident is asked to call Tampa police at (813) 231-6130. In order to be eligible for a cash reward and remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers at 1–800–873–8477, go online at www.crimestopperstb.com or send a mobile tip using the P3 Tips Mobile application.

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