At 11pm Sunday night October 22 Osceola County Sheriff’s deputies responded to 4756 Rio Court in Kissimmee in reference to a possible stabbing. When deputies arrived at the scene they found 51 year old Waldemar Marrero of Kissimmee lying near the front entrance of the home with a wound to his chest.

Marrero was quickly transported to a nearby hospital but died from his wounds. Sheriff’s deputies have determined that 36 year old Yamil Lopez Rodriguez of Kissimmee is a suspect. On Tuesday October 24th Lopez Rodriguez was arrested and booked into the Osceola County Jail for First Degree Murder.

This is still an active investigation and detectives are asking anyone with information on this incident to contact the Osceola County Sheriff’s Office at (407) 348-2222 or Crimeline at 1-800-423-8477, where information leading to a felony arrest may be eligible for a reward of up to $1,000 dollars.