TAMPA, Fla. (CW44 Information At 10) – Tampa Police are investigating a home disturbance in East Tampa close to Ferrell Center Faculty that resulted within the loss of life of a pregnant mom and her unborn baby early Saturday morning.
In line with the Tampa Police Division, at roughly 3:25am on Saturday, October 17, 2020, patrol officers responded to 2200 block of E. Emma Road in Tampa, Florida in reference a home disturbance. Upon arrival, patrol officers encountered a feminine resident affected by life-threatening accidents. The feminine sufferer was transported to St. Joseph’s Hospital the place she later died on account of accidents suffered through the home dispute.
The unidentified sufferer was roughly six months pregnant. The unborn baby was delivered by hospital personnel and lived briefly earlier than additionally passing away.
In the course of the investigation, TPD recognized Jay Leonard Rodriguez as the one who bodily attacked the sufferer in her residence, and triggered the deaths of each victims. He was later taken into custody at his residence with out incident.
Rodriguez has been charged with two counts of Second Diploma Homicide associated to the deaths of the victims. He was additionally charged with Violation of Probation – resulting from his energetic felony probation standing for Armed Theft / Felon in Possession of a Firearm.
TPD are persevering with the investigation and CW44 Information At 10 will present additional particulars as they change into obtainable.
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