Arrest in Flora Street murder

- The man accused of murdering his new girlfriend is jail this evening.

Hillsborough County deputies say 23-year-old Jovan Huggins was arrested in Cobb County, Georgia earlier this month.

Latoya Smith was found in the roadway on West Flora Street on October 20.  Investigators say she suffered a head injury.

Cobb County deputies arrested Huggins after he was found sleeping outside a business.

He is currently awaiting extradition back to Hillsborough County.

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