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05 June 2023

Man stabbed ex-girlfriend with sword; ran her over

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By AP

Florida authorities say a man stabbed his ex-girlfriend with a sword and then ran her over with his truck.

The Citrus County Sheriff's Office said in a news release that deputies found 42-year Brandi Blevins dead in the front yard of a home Sunday night.

Detectives said 41-year-old Eric Huffman had stabbed Blevins with a large sword. The sheriff's office said a witness told them that after Huffman stabbed Blevins, he jumped into his truck and drove over the victim before crashing into a tree. He ran, but was later captured. It was unclear exactly what killed Blevins.

Huffman is charged with premeditated murder and aggravated assault with a deadly weapon. He's in jail without bail.

His first appearance in court was scheduled for Monday. Court records didn't indicate if he had an attorney.