Tampa Man Found Dead in Apartment Parking Lot

By Allison Mondell, CBS Tampa

TAMPA, Fla. (CBS Tampa) –  The Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office identified a man found dead early this morning in the parking lot of Avesta Apartments in Tampa.

At 2:51 a.m., police responded to a call about a man lying in the parking lot at Avesta Apartments located at 2020 131st Avenue East.  The body was identified as 21-year-old Sergio Gabriel Alexande Smith.

The sheriff’s office said it appeared someone may have went through Smith’s car and removed some of his belongings.  Police are investigating the death as a homicide.

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