George C. Livingston, 51, was charged with second-degree murder after a man he knew was found dead by the side of a three-foot sword in Florida.
(Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office)
A man in Florida has been charged with murder after he allegedly stabbed someone with a three-foot-long sword.
George C. Livingston, 51, was arrested after they found a dead man covered in blood next to a three-foot sword near the train tracks on Saturday, according to the Sun Sentinel.
According to reports, law enforcement responded to a call in which someone reported that "a subject covered in blood lay next to the train tracks".
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The victim, identified by the Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office as David Beckett, 58, had "consistent visible injuries" with a violent attack, "said a spokesman for the sheriff's office. Palm Beach Post.
Livingston and Beckett reportedly lived in a nearby homeless camp.
Police believe that the attack, which was known as "murder, dangerous depravity without premeditation" on the Livingston Reservation Sheet, was pa After a fight he had with Beckett.
In 2011, Livingston, who was arrested and charged with second-degree murder for the death of Beckett, was caught with a nine-inch knife attached to his belt near a children's area of the Boynton Beach Mall. He claimed he needed the knife to protect himself from gangs.
After his knife was confiscated, Livingston allegedly asked, "Why did the other officer take my knife but not my Taser?" The police confiscated his Taser.
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The Post reported that Livingston spent five years in state prison after he failed to comply with a 1998 court order to stop contacting someone "for protection against repeated violence. " Livingston continued to harbad and participate in "threatening behavior toward the victim."
He later spent two years in prison for another charge of aggravated harbadment, according to the Palm Beach Post.
Livingston is currently held without bail in the Palm Beach County jail.
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