Man Stabs Girlfriend to Death then Turns Knife on Himself
NEW PORT RICHEY (PASCO) – The Sheriff’s Office is investigating a brutal murder and attempted suicide, after a man stabbed his girlfriend to death and then turned the knife on himself.
Around 7:30 p.m. last night, officials say Dayvon Heath, 26, stabbed his girlfriend, Felicia Rich, 28, multiple times in the face, neck and torso at their home on Green Key Road. Heath then stabbed himself in the neck and held Rich until deputies arrived on the scene. Rich was pronounced deceased at the scene but Heath was still alive, however, unconscious. Heath was transported to local hospital, where officials say he is expected to survive.
Heath is charged with 1st Degree Murder and will be booked into the Land O’ Lakes Detention Center once he is medically cleared.
Officials say Heath called his mother immediately after stabbing his girlfriend and admitted to killing her.
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