Tips Needed to Help Solve Double Homicide

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 DATE/TIME: August 31, 2018 at 9:23 p.m.

LOCATION: 9508 North 10th Street, Tampa

VICTIM #1: Marcus Bowden, DOB: 3/11/1977

VICTIM #2: Albertlean East, DOB: 11/25/1991


Tampa Police Homicide detectives are now turning to the public for help in solving a shooting that left two victims deceased.  Officers responded to a shots fired call in the North Tampa area shortly before 9:30 p.m. on August 31.  They located Marcus Bowden and Albertlean East inside of a home at 9508 North 10th Street.  Both victims suffered gunshot wounds.  Bowden was pronounced deceased at the scene.  East was transported to a local hospital where she later died from her injuries. 

Based on the preliminary investigation, detectives believe that the suspect(s) and the victims likely knew each other.

Anyone with information in this double homicide is urged to contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-873-TIPS. Anonymous tips provided through Crime Stoppers may be eligible for a reward of up to $3,000 in cash.

Janelle McGregor
TPD Spokesperson