Clearwater police: Suspect in custody after woman found dead in car

Pinellas County

PINELLAS COUNTY, Fla. (WFLA) – A suspect is now in custody after Clearwater police say a woman’s body was found in a car.

According to the Clearwater Police Department, a report of a shooting came in just after 3 p.m. Friday from the area of Otten Street and Weston Drive.

Ten minutes later, a woman’s body was found inside a vehicle in the 1700 block of Townsend Street, police say.

The police department announced around 7:30 p.m. a suspect was in custody. Police say the suspect, now in questioning, was found in a retention pond a few streets over.

No other details have been released at this time.

This is a breaking news story. Please check back for the latest updates.

Copyright 2021 Nexstar Media Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Trending Stories

get the app

News App

Weather App

Don't Miss

More Don't Miss