Homeless Man In Florida Stabbed To Death With Sword [Scary Mug Shot]

George Livingston [Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office]

LAKE WORTH, FL — A homeless man has been arrested and charged with murder after he allegedly stabbed another homeless man to death using a three-foot sword.

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Officers picked up George Livingston, 51, on a charge of second-degree murder after he and the victim, 58-year-old David Beckett, got into an argument that turned violent.

Police received a 911 call on Saturday afternoon with someone reporting a victim covered in blood lying next to railroad tracks in Lake Worth, according to the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office.

Officers found the victim’s body with a three-foot sword lying nearby. Police said Beckett appeared to have “visible injuries consistent with a violent attack.”

Both men reportedly lived in a homeless camp near the scene of the apparent attack.

Livingston made a first appearance before a judge Sunday morning and is being held without bail according to the Palm Beach Post.

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Main photo: George Livingston [Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office]

  • Martha Bartha

    Florida again. Must be the heat.