LUTZ, Fla. (970 WFLA) – Pasco County sheriff's detectives say 43-year-old Erick Reinhart has been charged with second degree murder in the stabbing death of his ex-wife's new boyfriend.
When deputies arrived at the home on the 24000 block of Oakhaven Court in Lutz, they say they found the body of a deceased male inside.He's been identified as 33 year old Alex Iliff.
Sheriff Chris Nocco tells Newsradio 970 WFLA that 43-year-old Erick Reinhart went to the home late last night of where he used to live with his ex-wife and stabbed her new boyfriend to death. According to the Pasco Sheriff's office, Reinhart then went into a bathroom and stabbed himself in the abdomen several times and cut his throat.
Paramedics arrived and took him to a Tampa hospital where authorities say he is expected to recover.
PCSO says Reinhart has two children who were not home at the time and are unharmed.
DL Photo from Pasco County Sheriff's Office of Erick Reinhart