UPDATE: Dead Body Discovered Near Brandon Storage Units

The Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office says a dead body was discovered along one of the area's busiest roads.

The Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office says a dead body was discovered at 707 Providence Road in Brandon.

That address is the same as the Extra Space Storage facility near Carrabba's Italian Grill and the entrance to the Westfield Brandon mall.

  • LATEST COVERAGE: Tips Sought in 'Suspicious Death Investigation' (Photos and Video). A black male with "upper body trauma" was found dead in a field at the north side of the Extra Space Storage facility on Providence Road. Residents are asked to report any information they might have concerning the "suspicious death investigation."

At 7:35 a.m. a landscaping worker spotted a body outside the storage facility, according to the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office.

Deputies the person found dead was an adult male and "appeared to have upper body trauma," according to an email sent from the Sheriff's Office to the media.

Homicide detectives and the Medical Examiner's Ofiice will be working today to determine the cause of death.


Stay with Brandon Patch for updates.

Heather Michael May 14, 2013 at 12:59 PM
Yikes any cause of death?!
Mary Quitsch May 14, 2013 at 02:51 PM
This is very similar to the story that I read about the man found dead in his car behind the Regency theater, a few years back. I wonder if that case remains unsolved????


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