Deputies search for teen suspected of stabbing father, killing brother in Islamorada

ISLAMORADA, FLA. (WSVN) - Deputies are searching for a 17-year-old suspected of fatally stabbing his brother and injuring his father in Islamorada.

Monroe County Sheriff’s Office officials tweeted out a picture of Daniel Weisberger on Thursday morning.

Deputies said at around 6 a.m., a resident of the Executive Bay Club townhomes called authorities after his neighbor, 43-year-old Ariel Jacob Poholek, came up to him and told him his son, Weisberger, fatally stabbed his 14-year-old younger brother.

Poholek also said his son stabbed him multiple times, including in the neck.

Weisberger fled the scene after Poholek went to the neighbor’s residence.

His younger brother was pronounced dead at the scene.

Poholek was airlifted by Trauma Star to Jackson Memorial Hospital’s Ryder Trauma Center in unknown condition.

Department officials said the teen is considered to be armed and dangerous.

If you have any information on Weisberger’s whereabouts, call 911.

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