Margate Man Arrested for January 1 Stabbing Death

murder homicide stabbing

Phillip Stevenson.

By Sharon Aron Baron

An arrest has been made in the stabbing death of a Pompano Beach man on New Year’s Day.

On January 1, Broward Regional Communications received a call regarding a stabbing in the 2700 block of N.W. Fourth Court in Pompano Beach at 2:18 p.m.

Broward Sheriff’s Office deputies located John Moye Jr., 26, who was suffering from his injuries. Pompano Beach Fire Rescue attempted lifesaving measures and transported Moye Jr. to a hospital where he was pronounced deceased.

BSO’s homicide detectives and crime scene investigators responded to the scene and gathered evidence pointing to Phillip Stevenson, 50, of Margate as the suspect in the homicide.

BSO’s K9 and Violence Intervention Proactive Enforcement Response units arrested Stevenson where he was taken to the Broward County Main Jail and charged with first-degree murder.  Stevenson is currently being held with no bond.

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