St. Pete police identify man stabbed to death by roommate

Willie Jefferson

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (WFLA) – St. Petersburg police have identified the suspect and victim in a fatal stabbing that happened Friday night.

The stabbing occurred at 727 1/2 19th Avenue South after two roommates started arguing.

Police say 68-year-old Willie James Jefferson stabbed 59-year-old Willie Edward Evans to death. Jefferson suffered minor cuts.

Jefferson has been charged with second-degree murder and was taken to jail.

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