On Tuesday, Sept. 19, the Tallahassee Police Department (TPD) arrested one suspect in connection with the fatal stabbing that occurred at the Oaks Apartments, located at 1619 Lake Avenue.
Through an intensive and meticulous investigation, detectives identified 21-year-old Zyion Morris as a suspect in the case. Investigative efforts revealed the suspect and victim were known to each other. During the early morning hours of Sept. 18, Morris arrived at the victim’s home and viciously attacked him.
The tireless efforts of detectives and TPD’s Forensic Unit played a pivotal role in this case, as they meticulously examined physical evidence through the night and spoke with witnesses on scene, ultimately identifying Morris as the primary suspect. Furthermore, when police arrived to conduct the homicide investigation, Morris was observed watching from a distance. On scene detectives made contact with Morris, who was in possession of a pair of scissors and had dried blood on his hands. He was initially detained for questioning and later charged accordingly.
The expeditious arrest of Zyion Morris serves as a testament to the unwavering dedication and relentless pursuit of justice by TPD. If you see something, say something. Report criminal activity by calling TPD at 850-891-4200. You can also remain anonymous by calling Crime Stoppers at 850-574-TIPS.
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