Tampa Police identify man found deceased, investigating as homicide

UPDATE: The victim has been identified as Eion Gustitis, 18.


TAMPA, FL (WFLA) – Tampa Police detectives are working to identify a body that was found off Commerce Road Sunday morning.

The victim, a John Doe, about 20-25 years old, is described as black or Hispanic, 5 feet 8 inches tall, about 145 pounds, with a short haircut, diamond earrings and no tattoos. He was wearing black Adidas tennis shoes.

He was found near the 9700 block of Commerce Road with upper body trauma. The medical examiner and detectives are working to identify the man. They are investigating this as a homicide.

If you have any information about this, please contact police or Crime Stoppers. You may be eligible for a $3,000 reward.

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