LARGO, Fla. (CW44 News At 10) – New details have been released in a tragic double homicide in the early morning hours of Monday.
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Largo Police responded to residence in the 1000 block of 8th Avenue NW at 1:53 a.m. Monday. The ensuing investigation revealed that the suspect to be 19-year-old Sage Gayle Curry, who was arrested the same day and booked into the Pinellas County Jail.READ MORE: The Pinellas County Sheriff's Office In Contract With FDOT For Speed Enforcement
Investigators say Curry followed the female victims to their residence after seeing them out in public. He later entered the residence through a bedroom window and fatally attacked the first victim with a knife while she was sleeping.
As a result of this first attack, the second female victim was alerted to the intruder and came to the defense of the first victim, injuring Curry in the process. The second female victim tragically suffered fatal knife wounds while attempting to protect the first victim. The arrested, Sage Curry, eventually exited the residence and requested help from a neighbor for the injuries he sustained at the hands of the second victim.MORE NEWS: Drive-Thru Pumpkin Patch Put On By Sheriff Chad Chronister
At this time, this incident is believed to be a random act with no known relationship between the victims and the arrested, however, that could change as the investigation continues. Authorities will not be releasing the identity of the victims as next of kin has requested confidentiality under Marsy’s Law. While the investigation continues, authorities do not expect to release any further details regarding this case but CW44 News At 10 will provide further updates as the ensuing trial unfolds.