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Yonkers Native Blake Saddened By Tragedy In Fla. Home

Westport resident James Blake said he was saddened to hear of the murder-suicide that took place in his rented Florida home.
Westport resident James Blake said he was saddened to hear of the murder-suicide that took place in his rented Florida home. Photo Credit: Wikimedia Commons

YONKERS, N.Y. -- Yonkers native and retired tennis star James Blake said he didn't know the family renting his Florida home but was saddened by the murder-suicide that took place there, according to The Hartford Courant.

Darrin Campbell, the man living in Blake's Tampa home reportedly shot his wife and children before setting the home on fire and taking his own life, The Courant reported.

Blake, who grew up in Fairfield, Conn., was in New Haven to announce he will play in an event in August.  Blake is scheduled to play American tennis legends Jim Courier and Andy Roddick during the event, The Courant said.

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