Woman found dead in Tampa street with her child in the back of her SUV

On Monday night, a woman in her twenties was found dead in a residential street of Tampa, Florida. She was located next to an SUV where her toddler was found sleeping.

Law enforcement was called to the 10700 block of Pictorial Park Drive in Easton Park subdivision in New Tampa around 10 p.m. and discovered the woman had suffered from upper body trauma.

The child was found sleeping in the back of the SUV, unharmed, and placed with a relative.

Tampa Police spokeswoman, Crystal Clark said, “This is a complete tragedy. We have a child under the age of 2 who is going to grow up without a mother.” Few other details were released, and the woman’s identity has not been revealed.

Homicide detectives are currently investigating the incident and speaking with neighbors. Anyone with information is asked to call the Tampa Police Department at 813-231-6130 or submit a tip through TIP411, accessible through the TampaPD app.