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Tampa Bay killer may be in Avon Park

— Police think a Tampa murderer may be here.

At 11:27 a.m. May 23, Marcus L. Williams, 32, was killed at a Claymore Crossings apartment parking lot, 5005 Claymore Drive.

“Detectives have gathered information during the investigation that indicates a suspect went to the Avon Park area after the murder in an attempt to distribute marijuana taken during the carjacking,” a Crimestoppers report said.

The suspect is a black male, 20 to 30 years old, with a thin build and brown hair. He was last seen wearing a green jacket.

Crime Stoppers of Tampa Bay is offering a $3,000 reward for information leading to the identification and arrest of the suspect.

Call Crime Stoppers at 800-873-TIPS(8477), report anonymously at www.crimestopperstb.com, text 274637 (CRIMES), or notify Tipsubmit, a free download for iPhones, iPads and Droids.

For more information, contact Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office Master Deputy Kelly McLaren at (813)318-5604 or kmclaren@hcso.tampa.fl.us.