TAMPA, Fla. — Hillsborough County deputies have made an arrest in the triple homicide case last month in Tampa.
- Arrest made in Tampa triple homicide
- Xavier Whitehead charged
- 3 found dead in house fire on Nov. 15
Xavier Whitehead is charged with armed burglary of a dwelling, arson 1st degree, and tampering with physical evidence. He is being held in jail on a $252,000 bond.
Deputies were able to identify Whitehead as one of the men in the two previously-released surveillance videos. He was arrested Saturday morning and taken to Tampa General Hospital for unrelated medical issues.
(Photo from the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office)
Deputies were initially called out to a house fire on November 15 at 6221 16th Avenue where they found the three deceased victims.
Investigators believed foul play was suspected due to all three victims suffering upper body trauma.
The victims have been identified as Derek Archie, 31, Xavier Greene, 28, and Haley Stone, 20.