St. Petersburg, Florida -- Detectives have arrested a man in connection with Thursday morning's homicide at the Candlelight Motel on 34th Street North.
On Thursday, August 22, one of the motel staff discovered the body of a 19-year-old man in his room. Reportedly, motel security footage shows the victim entering the room along with David Willey and then Wiley leaving the room alone. Detectives believe Wiley stabbed the victim multiple times and left the room, leaving the knife at the scene.
Detectives arrested Willey Thursday afternoon without incident.
Willey is being charged with 1st degree murder. A motive for the murder has not been established.