Seminole Heights Murders
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2 years ago

Cops to suspected serial killer: 'We know it's you. Can you please tell us why?'

A suspected serial killer in Tampa, Florida, told police he gave his gun to his boss to keep it away from his little brother.
2 years ago
Cops to suspected serial killer: 'We know it's you. Can you please tell us why?'
3 years ago

Prosecutors to seek death penalty against suspected Tampa serial killer

Florida prosecutors will seek the death penalty against a suspected serial killer in Tampa who is accused of shooting and killing four people.
3 years ago
Prosecutors to seek death penalty against suspected Tampa serial killer
3 years ago

Alleged Tampa serial killer pleads not guilty from jail

Howell Emmanuel Donaldson III will return to court next month.
3 years ago
Alleged serial killer pleads not guilty from jail
3 years ago
Suspected Tampa serial killer indicted in Seminole Heights murders, prosecutors say
3 years ago

Judge orders Tampa serial shooting suspect's parents to appear before court

During their court appearance, they are to show cause why they should not be held in civil contempt of court for refusing to answer questions about their 24-year-old son who is suspected in a string of fatal shootings in Tampa, Florida.
3 years ago
Judge orders Tampa serial shooting suspect's parents to appear before court
3 years ago

Parents of suspected Tampa serial killer refuse to answer investigators' questions

A judge will rule on whether they should be held in contempt.
3 years ago
Parents of suspect in serial killings refuse to answer investigators' questions
3 years ago

Accused Tampa gunman's parents called to testify

The parents of Howell Donaldson, 24, accused of multiple murders in a Tampa neighborhood, are being called to testify against their son, their lawyer told ABC News.
3 years ago
Accused Tampa gunman's parents called to testify
3 years ago

Parents of suspected Tampa serial killer 'devastated' by his arrest

Rosita and Howell Donaldson Jr. are "heartbroken" for the victims' families.
3 years ago
Parents of suspected Tampa serial killer 'devastated' by his arrest
3 years ago

Suspected serial killer in Tampa faces judge for the first time

Police in New York City are investigating if he is connected to unsolved crimes there as well.
3 years ago
Suspected serial killer in Tampa faces judge for the first time
3 years ago

Tampa serial killing suspect Howell Donaldson held without bond

The man accused of killing four people in six weeks in Tampa, Florida, will be held without bond until his next court hearing.
3 years ago
Tampa serial killing suspect held without bond
3 years ago

Tampa serial murder suspect held without bond

Howell Donaldson will be held without bond until his pretrial hearing on Dec. 5.
3 years ago
Tampa serial murder suspect held without bond
3 years ago

Suspected serial killer in custody for Tampa murders

Police are linking a gun recovered from the suspect to four Florida killings.
3 years ago
Suspected serial killer in custody for Tampa murders
3 years ago

Tampa serial killer suspect due in court today

The gun the suspect, Howell Donaldson III, 24, gave to a McDonald's coworker to hold is the gun used in all four murders in the Seminole Heights neighborhood, according to police.
3 years ago
Tampa serial killer suspect due in court today
3 years ago

How Tampa police tracked down alleged serial killer at a McDonald's

Police say Howell Donaldson III will be charged with four counts of first-degree murder in connection to the four killings this October.
3 years ago
How Tampa police tracked down alleged serial killer at a McDonald's
3 years ago

How a McDonald's food bag led Tampa police to alleged serial killer

A McDonald's bag that Howell Donaldson III handed to his coworker at the fast food restaurant where he worked in Tampa was the key piece of evidence police needed.
3 years ago
How a McDonald's food bag led Tampa police to alleged serial killer
3 years ago

Cellphone tracking, shell casings put alleged serial killer at crime scenes: Police

Cellphone information and shell casings place suspect Howell Donaldson III at the scenes of a string of recent killings in Tampa, Florida, according to a police affidavit filed a day after his Tuesday arrest.
3 years ago
Cellphone tracking, shell casings put alleged serial killer at crime scenes: Police
3 years ago

Man arrested in connection with murders in Tampa

Howell Donaldson III, 24, will be charged with four counts of first-degree murder in connection with a string of homicides in Tampa's Seminole Heights neighborhood, police said.
3 years ago
Man arrested in connection with murders in Tampa
3 years ago

Arrest made in Tampa murders

Police announced they are charging a man with four recent murders after arresting him at a McDonald's. ABC News' Kendis Gibson reports.
3 years ago
Arrest made in Tampa murders
3 years ago

Man arrested in connection with string of killings in Tampa

Four people were killed in the same neighborhood between Oct. 9 and Nov. 14.
3 years ago
Man arrested in connection with string of killings in Tampa
3 years ago

Chilling video links suspect to Tampa's 4 murders in 6 weeks: Police

A reward has risen to $91,000 for information leading to an arrest.
3 years ago
Chilling video links suspect to Tampa killings: Police
3 years ago

Tampa police searching for suspect after video emerges from 4th killing

A reward has increased to $91,000 for information leading to an arrest.
3 years ago
Tampa police searching for suspect after video emerges from 4th killing
3 years ago

Police searching for apparent serial killer terrorizing Tampa neighborhood

Tuesday's fourth homicide follows three unsolved killings that occurred within blocks of one another last month.
3 years ago
Police searching for apparent serial killer terrorizing Tampa neighborhood
3 years ago

4th person slain in Tampa neighborhood amid search for apparent serial killer: 'This has got to stop'

Police: "We are treating it as though it is related until we rule otherwise."
3 years ago
4th person slain amid search for apparent serial killer: 'This has got to stop'
3 years ago

4th person slain amid search for apparent serial killer: 'This has got to stop'

A body was found by police after shots were heard in the same Tampa neighborhood where three people were killed over the span of 11 days.
3 years ago
4th person slain amid search for apparent serial killer: 'This has got to stop'
3 years ago

Man shot to death in Tampa neighborhood where 3 others slain last month

Authorities have identified the victim as Ronald Felton, 60, who was supposed to "meet up with someone" when he was apparently targeted and slain in cold blood, Tampa Police Chief Brian Dugan said.
3 years ago
Man shot to death in Tampa neighborhood where 3 others slain last month
3 years ago

Man dies after found shot in Tampa neighborhood where 3 others slain last month

Tampa police, responding to early-morning reports of gunfire, found a gunshot victim in the same Seminole Heights neighborhood where three people died in a span of 11 days last month, authorities said.
3 years ago
Man dies after found shot in Tampa neighborhood where 3 others slain last month
3 years ago

Halloween security increased amid suspected serial killer manhunt

Police in Tampa are planning a massive show of force on Halloween as they search for a person of interest in three killings that occurred within a half-mile of each other within 10 days.
3 years ago
Halloween security in Tampa increased amid manhunt
3 years ago

Tampa police brace for Halloween night amid the dread of 3 mysterious killings

Mayor and police chief to trick-or-treat with the community in Seminole Heights.
3 years ago
Police brace for Halloween night amid the dread of 3 mysterious killings
3 years ago

Tampa neighborhood killer still on the loose

Someone responsible for three murders in 11 days is still on the loose in Florida; surveillance shows a person of interest running away from where the first murder took place.
3 years ago
Tampa neighborhood killer still on the loose
3 years ago

Tampa police release more video of person of interest in 3 killings

The video is at times in color and is captured from various angles.
3 years ago
Tampa police release more video of person of interest in 3 killings
3 years ago

Tampa residents staying armed while killer is on the loose

"I carry throughout the house, now," Ron Davis, a Tampa, Florida, resident told ABC News' Victor Oquendo.
3 years ago
Tampa residents staying armed while killer is on the loose
3 years ago

'We got a nut running around, so I'm protecting my family': Tampa residents take up arms amid killings

Police are trying to calm anxious residents after three murders in two weeks.
3 years ago
'I'm protecting my family': Tampa residents take up arms amid killings
3 years ago

Father of Tampa murder victim says someone knows his daughter's killer

Monica Hoffa was gunned down by a suspected serial killer earlier this month.
3 years ago
Tampa murder victim's father says someone knows the killer
3 years ago

Manhunt grows for suspected Florida serial killer

Tampa authorities are examining surveillance video for clues after three people were shot and killed in 10 days within less than a half a mile of each other.
3 years ago
Manhunt grows for suspected Florida serial killer
3 years ago

3 Florida murders in 11 days

Police are saying the murders are connected and are looking for a person of interest seen near the scene of the first murder.
3 years ago
3 Florida murders in 11 days
3 years ago

Manhunt in Tampa after 3 murders in 2 weeks

Police are searching for whoever is "terrorizing" a Tampa neighborhood after three people were shot and killed in the same vicinity in less than two weeks.
3 years ago
Manhunt in Tampa after 3 murders in 2 weeks
3 years ago

Authorities searching for killer terrorizing a Tampa Bay neighborhood

Police say someone has gunned down three people within the last two weeks in the Seminole Heights neighborhood of Tampa.
3 years ago
Authorities searching for killer terrorizing a Tampa Bay neighborhood
3 years ago

Mystery deepens as police search for answers in 3 Tampa killings

The victims were all alone and vulnerable at the time they were attacked.
3 years ago
Mystery deepens as police search for answers in 3 Tampa killings