Deputies identify man found dead near Clair-Mel

HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY, Fla. (WFLA) – Deputies with the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office say the man found dead near Clair-Mel Saturday was shot by someone driving by.

Deputies were called to Libby Lane at Deerfield Lane for shots fired, and say they found 39-year-old Thomas Edward Walker of Tampa dead.

According to deputies, Walker was playing chess on the corner of the road, and was walking away when someone drove by and fired several shots, hitting Walker.

An official cause of death will be determined by the Medical Examiner.

If you have any information, you’re asked to call the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office.



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