Hillsborough County
David Gee, Sheriff
Tampa, FL
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    Release Number: 10-293

    • For Immediate Release:
    • Public Information Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
    • October 11, 2010
    • Contact Person:
    • Debbie Carter : dcarter@hcso.tampa.fl.us
    • 813-247-8059

    Victim Stabbed 18 Times And Family Cat Killed

    Suspect kills family pet and stabs his mother 18 times.
    • Sunday
    • October 10, 2010
    • Time: 11:54 PM
    • 9377 Eden Drive
    • Tampa, FL

    Suspect:



    Donald Steven Carr
    DOB 12-03-62
    9377 Eden Drive
    Tampa, FL

    Charges:
    Attempted Murder
    Cruelty to Animals

    Victim:

    Swanniee Squire
    DOB 03-23-39
    9377 Eden Drive
    Tampa, FL

    Details:

    On October 10, 2010 at approximately 11:54 p.m., the suspect stabbed the family cat “Cougar” resulting in the cat’s death. Then, the suspect used approximately 3 knives to stab his mother (Swanniee Squire). The suspect stabbed her approximately 18 times in the torso and hands. The suspect’s mother was transported to a local hospital where she is expected to recover.
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