Tampa Man Tried to Kill Ex-Girlfriend’s Husband, Deputies Say
The man had recently been in a dating relationship with the victim’s wife, according to the Hillsborough Sheriff’s Office.
HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY – A Tampa man has been accused of trying to murder the husband of a former girlfriend, the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office said.
Allen O’Neal, 56, was taken to Tampa General Hospital with a stab wound.
Jose Alberto Casanova, 36, of Tampa, was charged with one count of attempted murder in the first degree. Deputies said he had recently been in a dating relationship with O’Neal’s wife.
Deputies said the stabbing happened about 6:36 a.m. Thursday (June 15) in a parking lot at Reflections Apts. at 10314 Zackary Circle in Riverview. Deputies said Casanova ambushed O’Neal and stabbed him with a sharp object that was wrapped in a cloth.
Deputies said they found Casanova later that day in Riverview. They said he admitted having a physical confrontation with O’Neal.
For information about the Hillsborough sheriff, go to hcso.tampa.fl.us.
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