Deputies: Man stabbed to death after showing up to fight ex-girlfriend’s new boyfriend

Hillsborough County

The Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a fatal stabbing that took place in Mango Thursday night.

According to the sheriff’s office, around 7:25 p.m., the victim showed up at a home in the 10000 block of Old Highway Avenue in Mango where a woman, believed to be his ex-girlfriend, was living with her current boyfriend.

The victim, a 21-year-old man, hopped the fence of the home to fight the man who owned the home.

The homeowner stabbed the victim in the upper body.

Everyone involved remained on the scene until deputies arrived.

Investigators took the homeowner in for questioning.

He is being interviewed, but is not facing charges at this time. He suffered minor injuries related to the fight.

No further information was immediately released.

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