ROYAL PALM BEACH, Fla. — On Friday, Deputies responded to a report of a stabbing in the 200 block of Saratoga Blvd E, Royal Palm Beach. Upon arrival, deputies located a female victim suffering from stab wounds. She was immediately transported to a local hospital for treatment. She is currently in critical condition.
Deputies learned after the stabbing occurred the male fled the home and area.
Detectives from the Violent Crimes Division responded and assumed the investigation. After further investigation, the suspect, Ryan Guenot, 30, was located in the 11300 block of Okeechobee Blvd and detained for questioning. He was transported to VCD to be interviewed further. During the interview, Ryan admitted to stabbing his mother while she was sleeping.
He advised that he returned home around 3:00 am after a night out, he went to sleep and suddenly woke up and committed this senseless act offering no explanation as to why.
Detectives placed Ryan Guenot under arrest for Attempted First Degree Murder with a deadly weapon. He was transported to the PBC Jail to be processed. He will be attending first appearance on Saturday morning.