HAVANA, Fla. (WTXL) — The Gadsden County Sheriff’s Office arrested a man in relation to a murder that occurred Monday.
According to a news release from the Gadsden County Sheriff’s Office, its personnel responded to a 911 call Monday on the 6700 block of Salem Road in Havana that a woman had been injured.
The woman, a 26-year-old Black female, was transported to the Gadsden County campus of HCA Florida Hospital.
The report notes that the woman sustained a puncture wound from Leozon Derico, her 39-year-old live-in boyfriend.
The woman died from her injuries.
According to Gadsden County Clerk of Court records Derico was arrested and charged with first-degree premeditated murder.
Derico, a Black male, is being held in the Gadsden County jail.