UFC bantamweight Irwin Rivera was arrested on Thursday for the alleged attempted murder of his two sisters.
While initial details were scarce, and Palm Seashore County on the web information initially listed two costs of premeditated initial-degree murder, a Boynton Seashore Law enforcement Section arrest report offered clarity and some disturbing information of the incident.
Rivera, as of Friday afternoon, remained in police custody with no reported bond established.
Under are particulars of Irwin Rivera’s alleged attempted murder of his sisters from the arrest report.
(The subsequent has been edited for brevity and clarity.)
Officers responded in response to various 911 phone calls in reference to a stabbing. On arrival, Officers discovered a 22-12 months-outdated woman lying adjacent to the roadway protected in blood with a number of wounds all over her back again, head and arm. When questioned what transpired, she mentioned that her brother experienced stabbed her and her sister was continue to in the residence.
The 22-year-outdated girl was transported to Delray Clinical Middle with two collapsed lungs.
Officers then observed her 33-yr-previous sister in the residence also coated in blood with various wounds in the course of the again, encounter, arms and fingers.
The 33-yr-previous girl gave police a assertion in which she stated that she and her sister experienced appear to stop by their brother, Irwin Rivera, at his home, shelling out the evening in his spare room.
She stated that they awoke with Rivera consistently stabbing them with a knife and she attempted to struggle him off as he continued to stab her and her 22-12 months-outdated sister fled the home. She at some point pushed Rivera from the area and termed law enforcement.
Neighbors provided sworn statements expressing that they were awakened by a loud banging at their front doorway to obtain a female protected in blood, pleading for assistance, stating, “He’s hoping to destroy me. Make sure you assist my sister.”
Rivera walked previous the doorway, also lined in blood, stating, “Shut the door” and “everything is okay.”
Rivera was later found by police and arrested, at which time he spontaneously uttered, “I killed my sisters.”
In a sworn taped interview, Rivera admitted to stabbing both of those of his sisters. He reported that he entered his sisters’ bed room though they were being sleeping and commenced stabbing them with a brass knuckle knife.
Rivera thought that he killed each of his sisters and claimed that he did so due to the fact it was his reason, which he was told to do by a higher electrical power.