WEST MIAMI-DADE (CBSMiami) — Two men are dead following a violent altercation between a landlord and his tenant.
It happened at an apartment building where that landlord had been renting rooms to people struggling with problems. A close friend of the victim told CBS4’s Peter D’Oench he had been running a home for wayward people. Ironically, she says, a man who he was trying to help and who had only moved in about four days ago killed the landlord.
When Miami-Dade police arrived at the duplex on 6121 SW 24th Street, around 2:00am Monday, they found a bloody crime scene.
Doreen Mehlin says her close friend Carlos Pinto, 66, was in a fight with a new tenant named Richard.
“Richard had been staying for a few days with him. They were arguing very loudly. Richard said quote ‘You robbed me,’ over and over. Carlos said