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Police investigating fatal stabbing in south St. Petersburg

Published Oct. 9, 2017

The St. Petersburg Police Department is investigating a death that occurred in the 600 block of 28th Ave. S.

Police say an ongoing argument led to Wayman Swilley, 39, fatally stabbing Adrian Demetrious Johnson, 50, just before 6 p.m.

Johnson was transported to Bayfront Health St. Petersburg, where he later died, police say.

Swilley stayed at the scene, and is cooperating with police.

Swilley is cooperating with police, but no charges have been filed.

This is a developing story. Stay with for updates.


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