Teen stabbed at Wesley Chapel residential clubhouse dies, suspect, Cleave Gittens, in custody

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  • Cleave Gittens, 18, taken into custody after Pasco County deputies say he stabbed and killed 16-year-old Zephyrhills High School student Tuvarrion Simons Friday, December 13, 2013.
    

 


 


Pasco County, Florida -- UPDATE: The teen stabbed at the Meadow Pointe II clubhouse on County Line Road Friday afternoon has passed away, and the suspect is now in custody, updates from officials said Friday evening. 

According to the Pasco County Sheriff's Office,  the suspect is 18-year-old Cleave Gittens. He's accused of stabbing 16-year-old Tuvarrion Simons, a Zephyrhills High School student, during an argument at the clubhouse.

Tuvarrion was taken to the hospital, but did not survive his injuries.

Pasco County Sheriff's deputies say a crisis team will be on hand at Zephyrhills High School Monday for students.

10 News will continue with updates on this developing story. 

PREVIOUS INFORMATION:

Pasco Sheriff's Office deputies are searching for a suspect who reportedly stabbed a teen at a residential clubhouse Friday afternoon.

Deputies say they received a call around 3:30 p.m. that a 16-year-old boy was stabbed at the Meadow Pointe II clubhouse on County Line Road and was rushed to the hospital with serious injuries.

As of 5 p.m., the suspect was still at large.

10 News will update this story as more information becomes available. 

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