Arrest in Fatal St. Petersburg Crash

St. Petersburg Police arrested Anthony Ruben Rivera, age 24 , and charged him with manslaughter and leaving the scene of a crash involving the death of 40 year old April Morrow.

Anthony Ruben Rivera/St. Petersburg Police Department
Anthony Ruben Rivera/St. Petersburg Police Department

The crash occurred in the 1500 block of MLK St. South at 3:20 a.m., April 19. April Morrow was a passenger in a car driven by her sister, Tina Morrow. Investigators determined that Tina Morrow and Rivera had an earlier altercation at the Obama Express store. Leaving the store in separate vehicles, Rivera pursued Morrow. Morrow crashed into a telephone pole and her passenger, April Morrow did not survive.

Rivera turned himself in at his attorney’s office and he was taken into custody.

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