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Ex-boyfriend breaks into apartment, stabs woman, deputies say

Woman in stable condition, Orange County deputies say

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ORLANDO, Fla. – The Orange County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a stabbing at an apartment complex in Orlando early Saturday morning. 

Deputies responded to the Whisper Palms Apartments near South Alafaya Trail at 5 a.m. in reference to a stabbing.

Deputies said a 18-year-old man broke into his ex-girlfriend’s apartment while she was sleeping and alone. He then stabbed the victim multiple times, according to deputies. 

The woman fought back and injured the man. She then fled to a neighbor apartment for help, deputies said.

Deputies said that the man also fled the scene, and was later found by a K9 in a wooded area.

The woman is in stable condition, and the man is in more serious condition.

The man and the woman used to be in a relationship.

OCSO is investigating this incident.

Names of the people involved were not released.

 


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