Police identify man stabbed to death in St. Pete

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (WFLA) – A man was stabbed to death in St. Pete Sunday night.

He was identified as 50-year-old Demetries Johnson.

Police responded to reports of a stabbing in the 600 block of 28th Ave South.

According to police, Johnson had been fighting with his neighbor, 39-year-old Wayman Swilley and Swilley stabbed him.

Johnson was taken to the hospital and pronounced dead.

Police said Swilley remained at the scene and is cooperating.

No further details are available at this time.

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