Woman accused of fatally stabbing man in chest in Lauderhill

Witnesses say suspect is victim’s sister

LAUDERHILL, Fla. – Lauderhill police are investigating after a man was fatally stabbed Thursday morning.

Police confirmed the stabbing was reported just before 8 a.m. at a home in the 2700 block of Northwest 58th Terrace.

According to authorities, the victim, who was stabbed in the chest, was transported to Broward Health Medical Center in Fort Lauderdale where he later died.

Witnesses told Local 10 News that the victim was stabbed by a woman who is believed to be his own sister.

“It was a brother and sister that were involved in some sort of altercation inside that apartment,” said Lauderhill Police Maj. Mike Santiago. “The sister in turn stabs the brother and leaves the area.”

Investigators said she doesn’t live at the home, but a Local 10 News crew was at the scene as she was taken into custody by police for questioning.

“We were able to detain her and she is currently cooperating with police,” Santiago said. “We do have witnesses that said there was no indication of any violence prior to, or any arguing prior to the stabbing.”

The circumstances leading up to the stabbing were not immediately released.

Police said charges are pending against the woman.

About the Authors:

Amanda Batchelor is the Digital Executive Producer for Local10.com.

Roy Ramos joined the Local 10 News team in 2018. Roy is a South Florida native who grew up in Florida City. He attended Christopher Columbus High School, Homestead Senior High School and graduated from St. Thomas University.