Fire Investigation

Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office
Investigative Operations Bureau
-Robbery/Homicide Unit
-Burglary/Pawn (Arson) Unit

Largo Fire Department

Seminole Fire Department

Thomas James Shook (Victim – Deceased)
DOB: 6/18/1964
Address: 10422 116th Avenue North, Largo

PINELLAS COUNTY – On Sunday, July 9, 2023, at approximately 10:20 p.m., deputies responded to 10422 116th Avenue North in Unincorporated Largo after reports that there was smoke coming from the residence. When deputies arrived on scene, Largo Fire Department and Seminole Fire Department were actively fighting the structure fire.

Detectives say the fire department made forced entry through the front door of the residence, where they located 59-year-old Thomas Shook lying on the floor. Shook was transported to the hospital, where he was later pronounced deceased.

Detectives assigned to the Robbery/Homicide Unit and Burglary/Pawn (Arson) Unit are investigating the fire and say the fire does not appear suspicious in nature.

The Medical Examiner’s Office will conduct an autopsy to determine the cause and manner of death.

Next of kin has been notified.

The investigation continues.

Posted by Amanda Sinni Monday, July 10, 2023 8:48:00 AM Categories: General News

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