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UPDATE: What exactly was a Ft Myers suspect holding before police shot him?

Police say the man climbed out of the window, with a knife in one hand and what appeared to be a dismembered body part in the other.
Grand Avenue Homicide
Fort Myers Scene
Posted at 4:46 PM, Jun 10, 2024

Update (Wednesday, June 12, 2024)

The victim in this case is 65-year-old Benito Francois.

Update (Tuesday, June 11, 2024)

FOX 4 has obtained a police report from the Fort Myers Police Department providing additional details in the homicide investigation at 2948 Grand Avenue.

According to a police report from the Fort Myers Police Department, investigators learned that Willy Lumaine had been mad since Saturday, June 8th for unknown reasons.

He said he was going to leave the residence on June 9th because it was too hot.

As his wife slept, she told police she overheard someone screaming "Help! He is killing me!" multiple times.

That is when she fled the residence, as nearby residents helped her to call police.

Officers say within seconds of them locating Willy, he broke the window near an officer while holding a knife and a partial, bloody torso.

According to their report, police used tasers in an attempt to disarm Lumaine but he did not retreat and continued to approach officers and slash at them with the knife.

That is when officers used their guns.

Aid was provided, police say, but Lumaine died on scene.

Police say the remainder of the body was found spread throughout the house, while the head and torso were located near a trash can outside.

You can read the report below.

Original Reporting:
The Fort Myers Police Department says an officer has been placed on paid administrative leave after a man was shot & killed when he did not follow police commands. Officer say the man who died was holding a knife in one hand and a dismembered body part in the other.

The department says police responded to the area of Grand Avenue and Waltman Street on Sunday at 11:32 p.m. in reference to a female and 2 small children hiding in a car port.

When officers arrived, a woman told investigators that her husband, Willy Lumaine, 33, was actively killing their roommate at 2948 Grand Avenue.

Police say they saw an open door and blood trail in front of the house - which led to a perimeter setup around the home and verbal commands as they sought to locate Lumaine and any victims.

According to the Fort Myers Police Department, Lumaine began smashing through a window with a knife.

Officers say they then gave verbal commands for the man to drop the knife.

The man then climbed out of the window, according to the department, while holding a knife in one hand and what appeared to be a dismembered body part in the other.

While exiting the window, police say the man did not heed commands to drop the knife and he was shot by officers.

Aid was provided, but the man was declared dead by EMS.

Investigators say "it was evident that a violent attack had occurred inside the residence".

Officers say they discovered the roommate's "mutilated and dismembered" body inside and outside of the residence.

No other victims were located.

The Florida Department of Law Enforcement is working with the Fort Myers Police Department, as this homicide investigation remains active.