Suspect arrested in connection to fatal stabbing incident in Tallahassee
Police responded to The Oaks Apartment complex around 3:30 p.m. on Monday.
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WCTV) - A suspect was arrested after a man was found dead inside an apartment on the southwest side of Tallahassee Monday afternoon.
Officers responded to The Oaks Apartments at 1619 Lake Avenue around 3:20 p.m. and located the body of a 69-year-old man after a fatal stabbing incident, according to a press release.
The investigation was taking place inside Unit 10 as a crowd gathered outside and a neighbor played gospel music aloud.
During the investigation, officers noticed 21-year-old Zyion Morris was watching the crime scene from a distance. When getting in contact with him, he was in possession of a pair of scissors and had dry blood on his hands, according to the press release.
Morris was arrested and charged with second-degree murder.
The family of the victim did not want his identity released citing Marsy’s Law protection, said an officer at the scene.
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