Murder arrest after wrestler posts bloody body part picture on Facebook


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The Independent US

A former professional wrestler who posted a photo of a bloody body part on his Facebook page is facing a murder charge in the stabbing death of a woman at a Tampa apartment complex.

Hillsborough County Sheriff’s officials said Brian McGhee, 29, will be charged with first-degree murder. He was booked into the Pasco County Jail this morning after being treated at a Tampa hospital for injuries received in a car crash when fleeing from deputies late on Wednesday. He went by the wrestling monikers “The Future” Donovan Roddick and DT Porter. The victim was identified as 25-year-old Bianca McGaughey.

According to Sheriff’s spokeswoman Debbie Carter, deputies were called to an apartment complex around 8.30pm on Wednesday, where they found a woman who had been stabbed multiple times in the neck and torso lying on a pavement. She died at the scene.

Detectives said Mr McGhee and Ms McGaughey had dated previously. They broke up a year ago, but continued contact.

Police say Mr McGhee crashed near Interstate 75, north of downtown Tampa. When he didn’t respond to commands to place his hands in the air, law enforcement officers let a police dog inside the car. AP