Deputies: Teen Stabbed Man To Death

Published On: Oct 14 2011 02:08:12 PM EDT   Updated On: Jul 16 2010 02:39:50 AM EDT

Putnam County investigators have arrested a 16-year-old who they said stabbed a 33-year-old man to death last month.

Investigators said Demarkis Phillips killed Zenovia King.

King's body was found June 26 in a wooded lot on Kerry Drive in Satsuma.

Deputies said King had last been seen the night of June 22 walking near Old San Mateo Road and Kerry Drive.

They said Phillips intended to rob King, and during the course of the robbery, stabbed him multiple times.

Investigators said they interviewed Phillips on Thursday and later charged him with murder.

Phillips was arrested and turned over into the custody of the Florida Department of Juvenile Justice. He is being held without bond.


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