A total of 7 victims were involved in the incident.
Two people have died and a third are not expected to survive after officials in Florida said a man ransacked with a baseball bat and knife.
Polk County Sheriff Grady Judo said During a press conference that the suspect, Sean Runyon, 39, was in Polk County, Florida, working for Publix Supermarket, a Pennsylvania Electric Company, when a dispute at work forced him to return to his company’s rented accommodation. inspired and attacked many people.
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Police say Runyon punched a supervisor at work around 2 a.m. on Friday and fled. She was not seen or heard until about 9:45 a.m. Saturday, when police received reports of a murder in Davenport, Florida, a neighborhood where Runyon and his coworkers were being held by their employer.
According to police, the 39-year-old thrashed one victim to death with a baseball bat while the victim was sleeping on the bed, and another victim was found dead on the front porch. The third victim was severely beaten up and is in a hospital in “extremely critical condition”. Runyon hit the fourth victim in the neck with a bat but he escaped. Three more victims, including a 7-year-old girl, escaped without harm.
After the attack, Runyon fled and knocked on the door of a house in Lake Wales, Florida, covered in blood and telling the homeowners that she had been raped. Then he took off his bloody clothes and went to the hospital on the suggestion of the owners of the house. The police took him into custody at the hospital.
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Runyon has confessed to knowing the victims but the police are yet to know the motive.
“We didn’t know why he got so angry that after more than 24 hours he would come back and try to kill every one of them,” the sheriff told the media.
Judd said Runyon had a previous criminal history in Pennsylvania including a violent arrest related to strangulation.