Friday, June 14, 2024

Homicide investigation underway in St. Petersburg

Investigators are currently on-scene of a death on Melrose Avenue S., west of Dr. MLK St. S.

Officers arrived to the scene at approximately 7:15 a.m. on Sunday, April 10, 2022 for reports of a man bleeding.

When officers arrived they found an 60 year-old Vernon Gene Williams deceased.

This case is now being investigated as a homicide. The victim is a 60 year old man. Police have not reached next of kin so his name is not being released.

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