An investigation into the mysterious death of a man on a New Tampa sidewalk has officially been declared a homicide. According to the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office (HCSO), 18-year-old Grant Woodham was found bleeding on a sidewalk inside the Pebble Creek community.
HCSO says that just before 8 p.m. on July 19, a resident of the Pebble Creek community (located off Bruce B. Downs [BBD] Blvd.), called to report an unknown man bleeding on the sidewalk in front of the caller’s home on Fox Hearst Dr. Hillsborough Fire Rescue (HFR) responded and pronounced Woodham, who also was a Pebble Creek resident and former Wharton High student, dead at the scene, due to upper body trauma.
The Medical Examiner has officially declared the death a homicide. Further details were unavailable at our press time. HCSO urges anyone with any information to call the sheriff’s office at 247-8200.