UFC fighter Irwin Rivera was arrested Thursday, Jan. 7 for allegedly stabbing his two sisters in Boynton Seaside, Fla.
In accordance with on-line data, the 31-year-old combined martial artist has been charged with two counts of premeditated homicide within the first diploma. Nonetheless, in accordance with an incident report obtained by ESPN, he has been charged with two counts of tried homicide.
He was taken into custody by the Boynton Seaside Police Division with no bond set.
Per ESPN’s report, a 22-year-old girl and 33-year-old girl have been each discovered alive with a number of stab wounds and brought to the hospital. The youthful girl suffered wounds to her head, again and arm, whereas the older girl was stabbed on her face, again, arms and palms.
Paperwork present that Irwin fled the scene however was later apprehended and confessed to police, “I killed my sisters.” Police say that the athlete, who used a “brass knuckle knife” within the alleged incident, advised authorities he was compelled by a “increased energy.”