ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (CW44 News At 10) — Man charged with manslaughter after an altercation with his roommate ends in death.

Damien Knight

The St. Petersburg Police Department responded to a call at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, May 11 of a suspicious death at 3460 24th Avenue South Apt. 22.

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According to officials the police found Richard John Trembly deceased in his bedroom. He suffered apparent head trauma.

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After investigating, officers arrested Damien Knight AKA Craig Hammerly, His roommate. Hammerly was then charged with manslaughter just before midnight.

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According to officials investigators determined the two had a physical altercation leading to Trembly’s injuries and death.