Man reports dead body, then charged with murder - FOX 13 News

Man reports dead body, then charged with murder

Posted: Updated:

Detectives have made an arrest after a missing woman was found dead in theBrandon area.

The body of Christina Mahzamani was found along St. Cloud Oaks Drive onTuesday.  Deputies say her body was between two homes.

Mahzamani, 32, was last seen Sunday night. Family members reported hermissing Monday afternoon, while her car was found a half-mile away from whereher body was found.

The sheriff's office said they arrested the man calling himself herboyfriend, who made initial 911 call about the body: 32-year-old Michael JasonFields.

Investigators are still sorting through the details, but they say evidenceat the scene indicates Fields killed Mahzamani, though a motive remainsunclear.

Detectives say they found blood at the scene, footprints near that bloodmatching Fields' shoes, and a pair of pajamas in his bedroom with blood on it.He's charged with second-degree murder.

The 911 call Fields made has not been released. Police say Mahzamani diedafter being hit in the head with something. A bloody cinder block was foundnearby.

The family last heard of Christina's whereabouts Monday. Her children toldfamily members she left them at home Sunday evening and never returned home.

Mahzamani's last known address was on Loriana Street in Brandon, about fivemiles from the St. Cloud Oaks neighborhood.

Police are trying to figure out Fields' relationship with the people whoalso lived in the same home on St. Cloud Oaks Drive.

Stay with FOX 13 for updates.

Powered by WorldNow

3213 West Kennedy Blvd.
Tampa, Florida 33609
Main: (813) 876-1313
Newsroom: (813) 870-9630
Fax: (813) 871-3135

Didn't find what you were looking for?
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Fox Television Stations, Inc. and Worldnow. All Rights Reserved.
Privacy Policy | New Terms of Service What's new | Ad Choices