Man found dead in car in Tampa apartment complex

HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY, FL (WFLA) – Hillsborough County detectives are investigating the death of a man whose body was found in a car parked by an apartment complex early Sunday morning.

The car was parked by the Park at Ravenna Apartments located at 6919 Bonair Drive. A person called the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office around 4 a.m. and said there was a dead man in a car parked there.

When HCSO deputies arrived at the scene, they found the body of Angel Manuel Hernandez, 21, in the front seat of the car. Deputies then began interviewing witnesses and contacted homicide detectives.


HCSO has not released a cause of death. They are working to identify the victim and determine who owned the car, a 1998 gold Chevy Cavalier. Authorities said the license plate wasn’t assigned to it.

The investigation continues.

Stay with WFLA for more on this developing story.

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