Arrest made in Clearwater park murder, victim ID'd

An arrest has been made regarding the man who was found dead near a Clearwater park early Friday morning.

Rob Shaw with the Clearwater Police Department said police were called to Glen Oaks Park in the 1300 block of Court Street around 12:30 a.m. after a passersby found 48-year-old Anthony Dirienzo who had suffered upper body trauma.

Raul Santos Quinones has been charged with first-degree murder in Dirienzo's slaying. He is being transported to the Pinellas County Jail currently.

Both Dirienzo and suspect are transients.


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