Two suspects have been named by police in the multiple murders that took place in near Tampa on February 9. They are Dora Delgado, 38, and Christopher Duncan, 26. Police still haven’t said how many were killed in an attack in the Moon Lake neighborhood of New Port Richey.
Here’s what you need to know:
1. They Are Considered Armed & Dangerous
According to the Pasco County Sheriff, the couple were last seen driving a blue Ford SUV with the license plate reading CDAA98. The sheriff’s office warns that the couple are thought to be armed and dangerous and should not be approached. Anybody with any information about the whereabouts of Delgado or Duncan should call the Pasco Sheriff on 800-706-2488.
2. Cops Haven’t Said How the Victims Were Killed
Police in New Port Richey were first called to a mobile home park in Moon Lake at 5 a.m. on February 9. ABC Tampa Bay reports that responding officers found “multiple bodies” inside a home there. Officers still haven’t described the how the deceased were killed.
3. Drugs May Be a Factor in the Murders
Speaking to the media, Pasco County Sheriff Chris Nocco said, “Drugs may be involved in this case, and it may be a targeted hit.” The sheriff added, “We come out in force with force. We don’t back down. By any means possible, this person will be taken in.” A cash reward is being offered for information that leads to any arrests in the case.
4. A Friend of the Victims Hopes Delgado & Duncan ‘Rot
One friend of the victims, Tracy Adkins, didn’t speak highly of Delgado or Duncan in speaking to WFLA. Adkins said, “I hope they rot. I mean seriously just hope they rote and they get what they deserve when they get caught.” Adkins wouldn’t speculate if her friends were involved drugs saying she “never knew ’em like that.”
5. There Is On-Average, One Murder Per Year in New Port Richey
According to online records, the city of New Port Richey is quiet peaceful, recording of just one murder per year since 2000.