Pasco County

Detectives find woman dead, man severely injured in Pasco apartment

NEW PORT RICHEY, Fla. (WFLA) - Pasco County deputies are investigating after a woman was found dead and a man severely injured in a New Port Richey apartment over the weekend.

Detectives were called to the Sunny Dale Villas Apartments on Menifee Court Sunday afternoon and found 49-year-old Christine Mary Nelson dead.

Responding deputies also found 57-year-old Roy Toro with severe injuries. Toro was taken to the hospital and is now recovering.

According to a sheriff's office news release, both Nelson and Toro were found inside Toro's apartment. Nelson lives in a different apartment within the complex.

Right now, the sheriff's office is not releasing information on how Nelson died but says it is being investigated as a suspicious death. Details on how Toro was injured were also not released.

Detectives say they don't believe there's any danger to the public.

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