Wednesday, November 12, 2008

Stabbing Victim Identified

UPDATE: The victim in a Tuesday night fatal stabbing in East Naples has been identified as Jessie Van Davis, 20, East Naples.

Investigators say Davis lived at 8680 Weir Drive, Apt. 107.

This is what happened, according to reports:

Deputies were called to 8670 Weir Drive at 8:12 p.m. to respond to a report of a fight in progress involving several subjects. As they were en route, they learned that someone involved in the fight had been stabbed in the chest.

When they arrived they found Davis in the parking lot. He was transported to Physicians Regional Hospital on Collier Boulevard, where he later died.

Witnesses at the scene provided information that identified a potential suspect. Deputies continue to look for that person.

Additional information will be released as it becomes available.

Anyone with information should call the Collier County Sheriff's Office at 239-793-9300 or if you wish to remain anonymous call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-780-TIPS (8477).

Cualquier persona con informaciòn debe llamar a La Oficina del Aguacil del Condado de Collier al 239-793-9300 o si desea seguir siendo anònimo llame a Crime Stoppers al 1800-780-Tips (8477).

Original Information:

Deputies Investigate Stabbing Death
Posted Date: 11/11/2008

Collier County Sheriff's deputies are searching for a man in connection with an East Naples stabbing death.

The 20-year-old man was killed during a fight that broke out shortly after 8 p.m. at the 8600 block of Weir Drive, preliminary reports say.

Deputies are still searching for the suspect.

More information will be released when it becomes available.