Suspect in Seminole Heights serial killings to stay in jail

Donaldson voluntarily waived his right to a pretrial detention hearing for Seminole Heights murders

TAMPA, Fla. -- A court document filed on Monday shows where Howell Donaldson III, the man accused of murdering four people in Seminole Heights, waived his right to a pretrial detention hearing. 

This means Donaldson will not be allowed free before a trial or trials begin. 

A judge wrote Donaldson would be too great of a threat to the community to be released. 

Donaldson is in jail on four counts of first-degree murder, all of which are capital felony offenses. He must now be indicted and arraigned before the case moves forward. 

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