Investigators believe she parked the vehicle on Rome Avenue just north of Aileen Street.
"Our hearts hurt for the loss of Je'Hyrah Daniels", Sheriff's Office spokesman Danny Alvarez stated. As she drove away, she knocked over a bystander who tried to stop her.
"I saw a woman in the river which is very odd". One witness attempted to intervene and was slightly struck by the auto, police said. A police dive team was called to the scene.
At around 4:30 p.m., Tampa police divers recovered the girl's body from the river about 75 feet from the shore.
Unfortunately for the witnesses, said Dugan, the river water is dark and it's hard to discern where something might be underneath its surface.
"She was walking not far from the scene", police said in a statement.
According to FOX13, police have charged Denson with first-degree murder.
The big question police have not been able to answer: Why?
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He argued that a 2010 law, which disallowed such devices from being used in class, was not strong enough, the report said. However, the law lets the students use the mobile phones between the classes, but not during the class.
"We're still digging into that".
"It's a insane world we live in", he said. She was taken into custody.
Denson has a rap sheet filled with minor crimes, including arrests for driving with a suspended license, and theft charges dating back two years.
A GoFundMe campaign set up to raise money for Je'Hyrah said that the girl had been diagnosed with autism.
A girl died Thursday afternoon after being thrown into the Hillsborough River, according to Tampa police.
Despite previously being found incompetent to stand trial, Jonchuck is now set to stand trial beginning September 24 on a charge of first-degree murder.