Florida Police Arrest 24-Year-Old McDonald's Employee On Suspicion Of Florida Serial Killer
Florida Police on have arrested a McDonald employees former St. John's basketball player in a suspicion of the serial killer linked to the four murders in Tampa Florida on Tuesday.
Authorities revealed they arrest the 24-year-old McDonald's employee after receiving more than 5,000 tips in suspect of the four murders that took place in the Seminole Heights neighborhood of Tampa.
Brian, the Tampa Police Chief said in a press conference; the suspect, Howell Emanuel Donaldson III will face four counts of first-degree murder. Dugan said,
I am pleased to announce that tonight we will be making an arrest in the Seminole Heights murder.
Dugan, however, didn't reveal whether the 24-year-old had confessed or not. He said,
Unfortunately, I will not have the answers that you want. This is an ongoing situation.
Meanwhile, the Tampa Mayor Bob Buckhorn told, ''Tonight, goodness has won. Tonight in the battle between darkness and light, light has won."
According to the Tampa Bay Times, Donaldson gave his gun to the McDonald manager before leaving the restaurant to visit an Amscot to get a payday loan, and when he returned, he found the cops were waiting for him.
Around 51 days ago the first victim, 22-year-old Benjamin Mitchell was shot to death at approximately 9 pm on OCt. 9. Two days later, Monica Caridad Hoffa, 32, was found dead ten blocks away from the first spot.
On October 19, the third victim Anthony Taino Naiboa was killed just 100 yards away from the first murder spot. Naiboa, 20, had autism and had accidentally taken the wrong bus home from work.
In November, the fourth victim, 60-year-old Ronald Felton found dead after 5 in the morning just blocks from where three other shootings occurred.