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Deputies: Murder suspect covered in blood turns himself in for wife's murder

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Posted at 6:24 PM, Oct 06, 2018
and last updated 2018-10-06 18:24:00-04

PASCO COUNTY, Fla. — A Jacksonville man covered in blood approached a Pasco County Deputy and turned himself in for his wife's murder, according to the sheriff's office. 

Deputies say around 4 a.m. in the parking lot of a Racetrac gas station 29-year-old Marco Stephens approached the deputy and made incriminating evidence about a crime in Jacksonville, deputies say. 

The deputy says Stephens said he was going to commit suicide but decided to turn himself in instead.

Jacksonville detectives traveled to Pasco and took Stephens into custody for the murder of his wife.