BSO INVESTIGATES DOMESTIC VIOLENCE INCIDENT TURNED HOMICIDE

Broward Sheriff's Office: Public Information Office

PIO Number: 19-7-2

BSO Case Number: 11-1907-000534

Date: July 2, 2019

Time: 6:06 p.m.

Jurisdiction: Pompano Beach

Place of Occurrence: 2711 N.W. 1st St., Pompano Beach

Victim(s): name withheld pending next-of-kin notification (DECEASED)

Suspect(s): Donna Lacey, 54, female, 6/4/65, at large (IN CUSTODY)

Description of Incident:

lacey.jpgBroward Sheriff’s Office detectives are investigating a homicide that occurred during a couple’s visit to a friend’s home Tuesday evening in Pompano Beach. 

Just after 6 p.m. July 2, BSO responded to a call of a possible domestic violence incident at 2711 N.W. 1st St. When deputies arrived, they found a male victim suffering from multiple stab wounds.

Pompano Beach Fire Rescue transported the victim to Broward Health North where he died from his injuries. Detectives are withholding his identity until they can locate his next of kin. 

The investigation revealed that the victim’s girlfriend, Donna Lacey, stabbed him while he lay in the bedroom of the home the couple was visiting. 

Deputies took Lacey into custody. She has 17 prior arrests in Broward County for charges including battery, burglary, violation of domestic violence protection order, prostitution, possession of cocaine, elderly exploitation and battery on law enforcement. She is now facing a charge of second-degree murder. 

The homicide investigation is ongoing. Anyone with further information is asked to contact BSO Detectives Mike Roque at 954-321-4242 or Zack Scott at 954-321-4162 or Broward Crime Stoppers, anonymously, at 954-493-TIPS (8477) or www.browardcrimestoppers.org.

INVESTIGATORS:
Homicide Dets. M. Roque & Z. Scott, CID
Pompano Beach Fire Rescue

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Gina Carter/PIO
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