Victim identified in Landmark motel homicide in St. Pete

Pinellas County

St. Pete Police

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (WFLA) – The St. Petersburg Police Department is investigating a homicide at the Landmark Motel in St. Petersburg.

According to police, the shooting happened shortly after 5 p.m.. and an adult man was found dead inside one of the rooms. The victim has since been identified as Benjamin David Goff, 41.

Police say 20th Avenue North is closed from 4th Street North to 5th Street North due to the ongoing investigation.

This is a developing story check back for updates.

A previous version of this story had a typo on the victim’s last name. It has since been corrected.

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