A Florida teen allegedly confessed to killing two women he had never met after seeing them in public and then following them home.
WFLA reports that Sage Curry, 19, was arrested Monday and charged with two counts of first-degree murder and burglary after two unidentified women were found dead in their Largo home early that morning. According to a police affidavit obtained by the news station, a neighbor called 911 after Curry, who was injured, went to their house asking for help.
Responding officers found the women, reportedly a mother and daughter, dead on the floor of their home, as CrimeOnline previously reported. Curry reportedly confessed to police that he had followed the women to the address and crawled into a window of a bedroom WFLA reported. He allegedly said he found a sharp kitchen knife before stabbing one of the women in her bed. Another women confronted him and tried to fight him off before she too was fatally stabbed, the affidavit states.
The suspect also told police the he rolled one of the deceased women off a couch in an attempt to make the deaths look like an accident. According to the report, the affidavit indicates that Curry, who has no prior criminal history, suffers from a mental health disorder.
While Curry reportedly said he did not know his victims, police are continuing to investigate the double murder and have not ruled out any previous acquaintance, though they reportedly believe at this time that the killings were random.
Curry is being held at the. Pinellas County Jail and has been assigned a public defender.
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