Suspect Makes First Court Appearance After Fatally Stabbing Gainesville Man
The suspect accused of stabbing a Gainesville man to death went before a judge Sunday morning.
Police say Antoine Kemp knew the victim, Cornell Sylvester, for three years. The report states the two were at Sylvester's house doing drugs when an argument ensued.
Kemp tried to smother the victim with a pillow. That's when Sylvester grabbed a pair of scissors to defend himself, but kemp took them away and stabbed the victim in the neck several times.
Kemp then went to the kitchen, grabbed a steak knife and stabbed Sylvester several more times in the neck.
Kemp was given no bond. He is charged with premeditated murder.
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