St. Pete fire victim now charged with arson - WFLA News Channel 8

St. Pete fire victim now charged with arson

Posted: Updated:
Drivers' license picture of Greaves Drivers' license picture of Greaves
ST. PETERSBURG, FL (WFLA) -

Police have identified the man found dead in a suspicious house fire.

Investigators say Robert Scott Greaves, 33, died of blunt force trauma before the fire started Wednesday night at a home on 13th Street North.  Firefighters say they found his body inside.

Daniel Thomas Papaleo, 60, is at a hospital under police guard, and is charged with arson. Doctors are treating the injuries he sustained in fire.  He was found outside the home, suffering from smoke inhalation.  They listed his condition as stable.   

Investigators have revealed that Greaves and a daughter of Daniel Thomas Papaleo's had a child together.

The investigation also revealed that Papaleo invited Greaves to his home prior to the fire, but the purpose for the visit is not readily apparent at this time.

Additional charges against Papaleo will depend on the outcome of the criminal investigation, which is still ongoing.

FOLLOW US ON TWITTER: @WFLATAMPA

  • NewsMore>>

  • Fired Sarasota teacher speaks about meltdown video

    Fired Sarasota teacher speaks about meltdown video

    Friday, April 18 2014 4:42 PM EDT2014-04-18 20:42:04 GMT
    Earlier this month, Captain Jeffrey Daughtry, a math teacher at the Sarasota Military Academy, was fired after a cell phone video captured him screaming at a student.The video shows Daughtry shoving a teenager into a seat and yelling, “You open your mouth again and you will die!”
    Earlier this month, Captain Jeffrey Daughtry, a math teacher at the Sarasota Military Academy, was fired after a cell phone video captured him screaming at a student.The video shows Daughtry shoving a teenager into a seat and yelling, “You open your mouth again and you will die!”
  • Report: Polk teacher accused of sex crimes had similar behavior in 2008

    Report: Polk teacher accused of sex crimes had similar behavior in 2008

    Friday, April 18 2014 4:37 PM EDT2014-04-18 20:37:48 GMT
    Jennifer Fichter, 29, during her first court appearance on Wednesday.Jennifer Fichter, 29, during her first court appearance on Wednesday.
    In a report New Channel 8 received from Orange County on Friday, it shows a teacher recently arrested for allegedly having sex with a student in Polk County also exhibited inappropriate behavior while employed there.
    In a report New Channel 8 received from Orange County on Friday, it shows a teacher recently arrested for allegedly having sex with a student in Polk County also exhibited inappropriate behavior while employed there.
  • Flushable wipes, not so flushable says Tampa's wastewater officials

    Flushable wipes, not so flushable says Tampa's wastewater officials

    Friday, April 18 2014 3:52 PM EDT2014-04-18 19:52:20 GMT
    Personal wipes, baby wipes, face wipes, flushable wipes. They are all designed to help us deal with delicate issues. But the wipes themselves are actually pretty sturdy and increasingly local water systems are finding they are creating costly problems.
    Personal wipes, baby wipes, face wipes, flushable wipes. They are all designed to help us deal with delicate issues. But the wipes themselves are actually pretty sturdy and increasingly local water systems are finding they are creating costly problems.
Powered by WorldNow

200 South Parker Street, Tampa, FL 33606

Telephone: 813.228.8888
Fax: 813.225.2770
Email: news@wfla.com

Can’t find something?
Powered by WorldNow
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Media General Communications Holdings, LLC. A Media General Company.