Death Investigation

Who:
Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office
Investigative Operations Bureau
- Robbery/Homicide Unit
Patrol Operations Bureau
- Marine Unit

Christine M. Collins (Deceased)

DOB: 01/14/1984

Address: 6580 Seminole Blvd, #313, Seminole

 

What:
Detectives assigned to the Robbery & Homicide Unit are conducting a death investigation after a body was found floating in a Seminole pond.

When:
Deputies were called to the location at about 1:49 p.m. on Tuesday, June 18, 2019.

Where:
The body was found in a large pond in front of The Courtney at Bay Pines apartments, located at 4652 Miramar Drive, in Seminole.

Why/How:
Detectives assigned to the Robbery & Homicide Unit are conducting a death investigation after a body was found floating in a Seminole pond.

At about 1:49 p.m. on  Tuesday, June 18, 2019, deputies were called to a large pond in front of The Courtney at The Bay Pines apartments, located at 4652 Miramar Drive, in Seminole, for a body found floating in the water.

According to detectives, the female was found floating near the shoreline.

Detectives responded and confirmed the woman in the water was 35-year-old Christine M. Collins. Collins was pronounced deceased at 2:00 p.m. on Tuesday, June 18, 2019.

Detectives say the circumstances surrounding Collin’s death do not appear suspicious. The cause and manner of death will be determined pending the outcome of the Medical Examiner’s autopsy.

Next of kin has been notified.

The investigation continues.

Posted by Chuck Skipper Tuesday, June 18, 2019 6:30:00 PM Categories: Death Investigations

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