Florida man charged with murder after woman’s body found in trunk

Kydel Weldon, Hillsborough County Jail booking photo

TAMPA, Fla. (WFLA) — A Tampa man has been charged with murder after deputies say they found the body of a female in the trunk of his vehicle.

Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to a home at 6801 Thrasher Drive after receiving a 911 call from a resident there. The resident had arrived home at 6:45 p.m. on Tuesday and found what appeared to be blood throughout the residence.

Deputies obtained information about the resident’s two roommates.

At 10 p.m., deputies responded to an area on Columbus Avenue where the roommates were known to hang out. Deputies came in contact with Kydel Weldon, 44, who is one of the resident’s roommates. Deputies say it appeared as though blood was on Weldon’s hands and clothing.

During the investigation, deputies say they found the body of a white female in the trunk of Kydel Weldon’s vehicle. The cause of the female’s death is pending autopsy results. Her name has not yet been released.

Deputies arrested Kydel Weldon on a charge of murder in the second degree.

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