Woman found injured in St. Pete park passes away

- A woman found with serious injuries in a St. Petersburg park has passed away.

St. Pete police say 43-year-old Christie New was found in Lake Maggiore Park in south St. Pete just before noon March 1, by a city park employee. At the time, they said she was suffering from obvious trauma.

Detectives are asking for the public's help to find the person responsible for the woman's injuries.

Anyone with information can text "SPPD" and the anonymous tip to TIP-411, or call the non-emergency line at 727-893-7780. Refer to case # 2018-009175.

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