JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - Police arrested a 31-year-old man accused in the Oct. 28 killing of the wife of a Jacksonville firefighter.
Dorsey's husband found her body on the floor just outside the bedroom of their Southside home on Eastbury Drive when he came off a 24-hour shift with Jacksonville Fire-Rescue.
Detectives say Kirkpatrick used to live with the couple and had fallen on hard times. Apparently he and the victim got into an argument when Kirkpatrick showed up unexpectedly at the home to retrieve some of his belongings, police said.
Police said there appeared to be broken items in the room, and they said there was broken glass on the kitchen floor.
Kirkpatrick made his first appearance in court Tuesday and was being held in the Duval County jail without bail.
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