Osceola County

Sheriff: Osceola County woman dead of apparent stab wounds, family member arrested

OSCEOLA COUNTY, Fla. — An Osceola County woman is dead and one of her family members is in custody Tuesday, the sheriff said.

Sheriff Marcos Lopez said the woman was found dead of apparent stab wounds inside a home near the intersection of Myrtle Oak Lane and Oak Hill Trail in Kissimmee. Lopez said another family member was injured and suffered lacerations to her hands.


Lopez said a male family member was taken into custody a few blocks away from the home. He said the man had blood on his hands when he was taken into custody.

Lopez did not identify the victims or suspect or elaborate on how they are related.

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Sarah Wilson

Sarah Wilson, WFTV.com

Sarah Wilson joined WFTV Channel 9 in 2018 as a digital producer after working as an award-winning newspaper reporter for nearly a decade in various communities across Central Florida.

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