Aunt of Tampa cop-killer fired from PD

Carolyn Riggins was feeding insider information that thwarted the manhunt

By Robbyn Mitchell
Lakeland Ledger

TAMPA, Fla. -- While scores of authorities scoured the city for a man wanted in killing two Tampa officers, the suspect's aunt was feeding insider information to his friends that thwarted the manhunt, an investigation released Tuesday shows.

Less than a week after the Tampa Police Department suspended Carolyn Riggins without pay from her civilian job at the headquarters, the agency fired her Tuesday.

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