Tampa Police Officer Arrest Homicide Suspect


INCIDENT DATE/TIME: 11/17/2012 at 9:45 PM

LOCATION: 1254 E. 113 th St Apt. C104 Tampa Fl

VICTIM: Restricted

SUSPECT: Rivas, Carlos H/M DOB 3/12/63 1254 E. 113th Ave. Apt. C104 Tampa Fl

At 9:45 pm on Saturday evening, a Tampa Police Officer was stopped at a traffic light at N. 15th Street & E. Fowler Ave when a black male walked up to the officer's vehicle. The male made a spontaneous statement to the officer that he had killed someone at the University Oakwood Apartments.

Officers responded to 1254 E. 113th Ave and located a deceased white male victim in an apartment and he appeared to have died as the result of a homicide. The victim has not been identified at this time.

No other details are available for release at this time.

Lt. Bill Ferguson
Tampa Police Dept.
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