Largo man jailed on manslaughter charges

Christopher Michael Zdrodowski

LARGO — Police arrested a 42-year-old Largo man about 2:15 a.m. July 26 in connection with the shooting of a woman in an unidentified location in Largo.

Largo police responded to what they describe as a “frantic 911 call” about 9:18 p.m. July 25. When they arrived at the scene, officers found a woman who was dead from a gunshot wound.

Detectives began an investigation and developed probable cause for an arrest.

Christopher Michael Zdrodowski, aka Christopher Michael Powers, was arrested and booked into the Pinellas County Jail about 2:51 a.m. on one charge of manslaughter tied to Florida Statute 782.07, which says “Manslaughter; aggravated manslaughter of an elderly person or disabled adult; aggravated manslaughter of a child; aggravated manslaughter of an officer, a firefighter, an emergency medical technician, or a paramedic.”

Police say the woman and the suspect were acquainted.

Police are not releasing the victim’s identity due to Marsy’s Law.

No further details are available at this time.