Miami-Dade Police say the tenant stabbed and killed the landlord in Homestead


A dispute between a tenant and his landlord turned fatal at a Homestead apartment complex Monday afternoon, police said.

During the fight, at a complex on Southwest Seventh Street, the tenant pulled out a knife and stabbed the other man, Miami-Dade Police Detective Andre Martin said. Police did not release the names of either man.

The tenant then barricaded himself inside the building. A Homestead police tactical team entered the building and arrested him, Martin said.

Both men were taken to the hospital, where the owner died of his injuries, Martin said.

This story will be updated as more information becomes available.

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