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Sheriff: Gulfport woman found dead in St. Pete motel

Tribune Staff
Published:   |   Updated: March 13, 2013 at 08:34 AM

Pinellas County Sheriff's Office detectives are investigating a homicide in St. Petersburg after a woman was found dead in a hotel room this afternoon.

Destynee Nekole Burkes, 24, of Gulfport, was found dead inside a hotel room at a La Quinta Inn, 4999 34th St. North, St. Petersburg. Burkes was found in Room 122, the sheriff's office said.

Detectives are on scene following up on information provided by witnesses, the sheriff's office said.

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