Palm Bay Police Has Suspect Jackielyn English In Custody Following Fatal Stabbing Sunday
By Space Coast Daily // September 3, 2017
victim identified as 47-year-old Nicole Alvina Rucker
BREVARD COUNTY • PALM BAY, FLORIDA – Palm Bay police have detained Jackielyn English, 48, after responding to a fatal stabbing incident Sunday about 1 p.m.
The incident occured in the 2100 block of Monroe Street in Northeast Palm Bay.
According to police, upon arrival to the scene, Palm Bay Officers encountered the suspect, later identified as English, outside the apartment carrying a large kitchen knife.
The suspect was detained without incident and taken into custody for questioning.
“While the suspect was being taken into custody, additional officers located an unresponsive female victim inside the apartment with multiple stab wounds,” said Palm Bay PIO Keely Leggett.
“The victim, later identified as 47-year-old Nicole Alvina Rucker, was transported to Holmes Regional Medical Center where she later died.”
The suspect’s sister, Dolores English, also sustained non-life-threatening lacerations to her hands during the assault.
Police said that no motive is known at this time and the investigation is ongoing.
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