Second Elderly Victim Dies in Miami Double Stabbing | NBC 6 South Florida

Second Elderly Victim Dies in Miami Double Stabbing



    (Published Saturday, Aug. 9, 2014)

    A second victim has died after the double stabbing of an elderly couple in Miami in July.

    Armando Colon, 23, was arrested in the stabbings of 86-year-old Rodolfo Pavon and 68-year-old Maria Carrillo, Miami Police said.

    Pavon was pronounced dead at the scene. Carrillo was taken to Jackson Memorial Hospital's Ryder Trauma Center in critical condition. Carrillo's daughter-in-law Beatriz itold NBC 6 that Carrillo passed away this week. The funeral will be held Monday, August 10th.

    Police said they found the bodies of Pavon and Carrillo on the morning of July 16th after responding to a report of a stabbing at an apartment at 1559 Northwest North River Drive.

    According to an arrest report, Colon knew the couple and had gone to their apartment and asked for a glass of water after taking some drugs.

    Pavon told Colon to come in and serve himself, and he stayed for a few minutes while smoking a cigarette then left, the report said.

    After he left, Colon went and purchased more drugs, believed to be cocaine, and went back to the home to ask for more water, the report said.

    Colon knocked on the door but when he didn't get a response, he forced open the door using his shoulder. Once he was inside the apartment, he attacked Pavon with a knife and stabbed Carrillo, who is bedridden, in the head, the report said.

    Colon said he left the apartment and went home, the report said.

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