Man, 42, charged with murder in stabbing of Fort Worth roommate

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A 42-year-old man has been charged with murder after a domestic dispute between roommates in Fort Worth resulted in a fatal stabbing at a group home Monday morning, police said.

Central Division officers were dispatched at 1:28 a.m. to the 2400 block of Shropshire Street, where a man who suffered multiple stab wounds was pronounced dead on scene, according to police.

A second man received non-life-threatening injuries and was treated and released.

The suspect, Dwane Perkins, 42, tried drinking cleaning solution and bug repellent and was the one who called 911, police say. Perkins was taken into custody and given medical treatment at a hospital before being booked a little after 10:30 Monday morning.

Police say there was no altercation between the victim and Perkins and that homicide unit detectives are investigating.

The victim will be identified by the Tarrant County Medical Examiner’s Office after his next of kin have been notified.

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