Death Investigation on Midway Blvd; Suspect Arrested for Manslaughter

A physical disturbance on the 19000 block of Midway Boulevard led to the death of a Charlotte County resident, after he succumbed to injuries sustained during an altercation with another male. Rondale A. Robbins (DOB 8/21/89) is currently in custody at the Charlotte County Jail, charged with manslaughter for his role in the death of the victim. Robbins and the victim were the only two subjects involved in the disturbance.

Rondale Robbins

At approximately 9:30pm on Sunday evening, deputies responded to the 19000 block of Midway in reference to a reported stabbing. As the first deputies arrived on scene the male victim was observed laying in the roadway on Midway Blvd, visibly injured. The victim was transported to a local hospital prior to transport to the Lee County Trauma Center. The victim was pronounced deceased at the Trauma Center.

Detectives with the Charlotte County Sheriff’s Office Major Case Unit worked through the evening into Monday morning to establish a timeline of events that led to the victim’s death. Crime Scene technicians also processed the area throughout the night, causing the closure of Midway Blvd from the time of the incident until approximately 1:00pm Monday afternoon.

Investigators determined through speaking to witnesses that the victim arrived at the residence on Midway Blvd prior to 9:30pm to look for Robbins in regards to a domestic dispute that the victim was aware of. When Robbins arrived at the residence, witnesses advised a physical altercation began between the two males. The fight began in the front yard and moved over the driveway, where a witness advised Robbins stabbed the victim and the victim collapsed in the road.

While witnesses on scene attempted lifesaving measures for the victim, Robbins departed the scene with a female subject he had originally arrived with. They were later located by deputies at a residence on Pinetree Street in Port Charlotte.

Rondale Robbins provided a post-Miranda statement to detectives. After a review of witness statements and the evidence on scene as well as the statement from Robbins, he was placed under arrest on the charge of Manslaughter and transported to the Charlotte County Jail.

3 thoughts on “Death Investigation on Midway Blvd; Suspect Arrested for Manslaughter

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  1. Charlotte County Sheriff’s Office should not overlook the girlfriend. I know her name but because the news report does not mention it neither will I. This was not over a domestic dispute. It is believed by the family that the former girlfriend of the victim lured the victim to the location with the knowledge that this murder would happen. She made attempts in the past to involve the victim in her business with the accused murderer.

  2. He killed mike it should not be man slaughter. He stab him 4x .. word has it that he always said he was gonna kill him. The girlfriend needs to be charge also

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