Detectives identify mother of two killed in Tampa home

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Detectives identified a woman murdered inside a Tampa home as 35-year-old Evelyn Christina Chambers.

On Friday, Hillsborough County deputies responded to her home at 3675 Sugarcreek Drive around 11:49 a.m. They said the mother of two was shot inside her home. A friend at the home heard gunshots and dialed 911, according to detectives.

They said they believe the shooting is an isolated incident, and are following up on leads to identify a suspect. Chambers’ daughters, ages 18 and 15, were not home at the time of the shooting. 

Anyone with information is asked to call the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office at (813) 247-8200. Anonymous tips can be submitted to Crime Stoppers of Tampa Bay at 1-800-873-8477 or online at