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St. Petersburg Man Charged with Murder

Willie James Jefferson | St. Petersburg Police | Arrests

He was the dead man’s roommate.

ST. PETERSBURG – A man has been charged with murder in connection with the stabbing death of his roommate, according to the St. Petersburg Police Department.

Willie James Jefferson, 69, of St. Petersburg, was charged with second degree murder. The name of his roommate is being withheld until next of kin are notified.

Police said the two men, who lived on 19th Avenue S, began arguing Friday (Sept. 1) got into an altercation during which Jefferson stabbed his roommate to death.

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St. Petersburg Man Charged with Murder
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St. Petersburg Man Charged with Murder
He was the dead man's roommate.
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