Published On: Sat, Jan 5th, 2013

Kelly Bennett identified as woman found murdered in her Port Richey Florida home

Detectives are investigating the murder of a woman overnight in Port Richey, Florida the Pasco County Sheriff’s Office said Saturday morning.

Kelly BennettClick here for the arrest update and more details on the crime scene

Kelly Mercedes Bennett, age 34, was found dead in her home in the Embassy Park, Regency area on Wolcott Lane. Police say she died of “homicidal violence sometime around midnight.”

Authorities said a Pasco Fire Rescue crew was dispatched to the area and found a man acting suspiciously. Deputies arrived and detained the man, who is now being questioned by crimes detectives.


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  1. dwindle says:

    She was a great friend of mine, and will be missed greatly. Nothing can ever make up for this. I feel for her son, and hope he can have a normal life with this horrible burden.

  2. Kelly Mercedes Bennett murder 1/4/2013 Port Richey, FL *Steven Robert Clairmont Jr. charged with her murder* | Bonnie's Blog of Crime says:

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