Prison Sentence for Murder

Cullen Roe, 25, of Cape Coral, entered a plea of no contest this morning to one count of Second
Degree Murder and was sentenced to 30 years in prison followed by 10 years of probation.

Roe stabbed his 25-year-old roommate to death at their apartment in Cape Coral and then went to
breakfast. The Cape Coral Police Department responded to the scene after the defendant called
911 and admitted to the stabbing.

Assistant State Attorney Lanna Belohlavek of our Homicide Unit handled the case.

Samantha Syoen
Communications Director
State Attorney’s Office