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PCSO News Release

Media Contact:
Eleazer, Carrie

News Date: 1/2/2011 

 PCSO Detectives Arrest Reginald Enzor for Fatally Stabbing His Wife 

Polk County Sheriff's Homicide detectives arrested a Lakeland man, Reginald Enzor, after he fatally stabbed his wife, Radiah Craft-Enzor, on Sunday, January 2, 2011.

According to Radiah's son, he awoke just after 6:00 a.m. that morning in their home located at 1244 Melville Avenue in Lakeland, to the sounds of his mother screaming and ran into her bedroom to see his stepfather, Reginald Enzor, stabbing her with a large knife. The son, who was also threatened by Reginald, ran outside and called 911. 

When deputies and emergency personnel arrived on-scene, Reginald had fled on foot and 36-year-old Radiah Craft-Enzor was found with severe lacerations all over her body. She was transported to LRMC and rushed into surgery but doctors were unable to repair the damage caused by the knife wounds. She was declared deceased at LRMC. 

Detectives obtained a warrant for First Degree Murder for Reginald Enzor, and he turned himself in to the Polk County Jail that evening. 

33-year-old Reginald Vandone AKA "Snooky" Enzor, DOB 8/10/77, is no stranger to law enforcement. He has 19 prior arrests in Polk County, including multiple charges of VOP; Burglary with Battery; Harassing a Witness; Aggravated Assault with a Deadly Weapon; Armed Robbery; Armed Burglary; Armed Kidnapping; Felony Battery; Possession of Weapon by Convicted Felon; Shoot/Throw Missile Into Dwelling; DWLSR Habitual; Possession of Marijuana WITS; Possession of Cocaine; Resisting Arrest; Disorderly Conduct; Burglary of Conveyance; Burglary of Structure; Possession of Stolen Property; Grand Theft Auto; and Failure to Appear. 

Enzor was arrested on December 17, 2008, for Aggravated Battery with a Deadly Weapon and was sentenced to 1 year and 1 day in state prison. He was released from state prison in December 2009 and sentenced to 4 years probation. He was arrested in 2004 on several charges and sentenced to 37 months in state prison. He was arrested in 2000 for Armed Robbery; Armed Kidnapping; and Armed Burglary and sentenced to 21 months in state prison.