From Monroe County Sheriff’s Office:
UPDATE: Tuesday November 21, 2017
Detectives release homicide victim’s identity
Sheriff’s Major Crimes detectives say they have notified the next of kin for the man who was stabbed to death on Stock Island Friday night.
The victim is identified as 59 year old Mathew Bonnett of 5650 Laurel Avenue on Stock Island.
Bonnett was a neighbor of the robbery victims and was on the scene apparently attempting to help his neighbors when he was stabbed to death just after 8 p.m. at 5700 Laurel Avenue on Stock Island.
Detectives are investigating and ask that anyone with information about this crime should contact the Sheriff’s Office. Callers who wish to remain anonymous can call Crime Stoppers of the Florida Keys. If a Crimestoppers tip leads to an arrest, the caller would be eligible for a cash reward. The Crimestoppers hot line number is 1-800-346-TIPS. Tips may be made anonymously on line at www.P3tips.com/139.
November 18, 2017:
Sheriff’s Major Crimes detectives are investigating what appears to be a robbery in which one man was stabbed to death and a woman was cut on the neck with a knife.