Documents: Tallahassee man accused in fatal stabbing of girlfriend previously 'promised to kill her'

LCSO investigates two homicides, makes one arrest
Posted at 4:15 PM, Nov 26, 2018
and last updated 2018-11-26 11:57:08-05

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WTXL) - We're learning more about what led a Tallahassee man to stab his liive-in girlfriend to death over the weekend.

Anthony Nealy, 53, has been arrested and charged with first degree murder.

According to court documents, LCSO deputies received a call from the Gadsden County Sheriff's Office on Friday night requesting a welfare check of 51-year-old Georgette Crawford.

When deputies arrived to an apartment on Osceola Street, they found blood inside the home and Crawford's body. They say Crawford's body had multiple stab wounds and her upper body was covered with bed linens.

Documents say Nealy drove to a friend's house in Gadsden County after the murder and confessed to killing Crawford, telling a family member that "I screwed up. I killed her."

Due to the cuts and blood found on Nealy's hands, he was transported tot he hospital before he was brought to the Leon County Sheriff's Office for questioning.

Though Nealy did not agree to speak to deputies, further investigation revealed that Crawford had filed an injunction against Nealy on Sept. 12, saying that Neal promised to kill her.

 Based on the evidence, Nealy was charged with first degree murder.