TAMPA, Fla. (WFLA) — A woman was killed near Tampa early Tuesday morning, Hillsborough County deputies say.
The sheriff’s office said deputies were called to a neighborhood near US-41 & E. Fletcher Ave. just before 1:00 a.m.
A woman was found with upper body trauma and was rushed to the hospital, where she later died. Deputies did not give any details about what caused her injuries, but said they are investigating her death as a homicide.
The sheriff’s office said deputies are still investigating the incident, which appears to be isolated.
“We are heartbroken for the family and friends who lost a loved one this morning,” Hillsborough County Sheriff Chad Chronister said. “We do believe this is an isolated incident. Our detectives are working to bring answers to the victim’s family.”