BRANDON, Fla. (WFLA) – A 26-year-old man is accused of killing a mother of four in Brandon on Tuesday, according to the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office.
John James McQueen was arrested and charged with first-degree murder and tampering with evidence and booked into the Hillsborough County Jail late Tuesday night, a news release states.
Deputies were called to the Charleston Landings Apartments, 902 Delaney Cir, at about 12:30 p.m. Tuesday after someone reported witnessing McQueen harming his girlfriend. The witness thought the woman may be dead, but was not sure, authorities said.
Deputies said McQueen and the victim share a 3-month-old child. The woman is also the mother of three other children. None of the children were present when she died. The victim’s name was not released.
Further information was not immediately available.