Anthony Naiboa

Photo of Anthony Naiboa, a young man with medium-brown skin and dark brown hair and thin mustache. He is wearing a blue shirt and glasses and smiling broadly at the camera.Name: Anthony Taino Naiboa.
Died: October 19, 2017.
Age at death: 20.
Cause of death: Shooting (Serial killer).
Location: Tampa, Florida, USA.

Details:
Anthony graduated from high school with good grades and was working at his first job, packing disaster relief supplies for people affected by Hurricane Maria. He was very proud of his new job and was looking forward to treating his family to dinner with his first paycheck. Anthony was a musician who created and edited music on his computer.

On his way home from work, Anthony had to take a different bus route because of a cancellation. He got off the bus in an unfamiliar neighborhood, and someone shot him dead in the street. Anthony’s father believes he might have been targeted because of his autism; he had already been robbed once, probably by people who saw him as an easy target.

Seminole Heights, the neighborhood in which Anthony was shot, has had two other recent murders. The other victims were 22-year-old Benjamin Mitchell, who died on October 9th, and Monica Caridad Offa, 32, who died on October 13th. Police have few leads on the killer, though they do have a video taken near where Benjamin Mitchell was killed.

A month later, police arrested a suspect for carrying a gun into a McDonald’s; the man is now charged with four counts of murder.

Anthony’s family created a foundation that gives new laptops to autistic students headed to college.

References:
Victim’s family reeling after third murder in Seminole Heights
Man with autism is 3rd murder in 11 days in 1 neighborhood after taking wrong bus
Tampa murder of autistic man, 20, is third suspicious death in 10 days in same neighborhood
Man with autism took wrong bus home from work, became 3rd Seminole Heights murder victim
Autistic Man’s Death Could Be Linked to Other Killings
Tampa residents warned serial killer may be at large
Mysterious murders: Vigil honors victims’ lives as search for killer continues
Father of Seminole Heights murder victim believes son took new bus route due to cancellation
Florida ‘serial killer’ suspect arrested after McDonald’s sighting
Father of Seminole Heights murder victim says GoFundMe held on to donations
Family of victim of Seminole Heights killings creates foundation

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