Life Sentence For Lavonte Davis In 2008 Boca Raton Murder

Lavont Davis

Lavonte Davis in 2008 PBSO Booking Photo. He was 18 at the time of his arrest for the murder of Dawn Ruvolo in West Boca Raton.

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — State Attorney Michael McAuliffe’s office tells us that Lavonte Lee Davis was sentenced today to life in prison for the brutal murder of Dawn Ruvolo in a mobile home in unincorporated Boca Raton back in 2008, near U.S. 441 and Judge Winikoff Road. Evidence at trial, according to prosecutors, showed that on June 2, 2008, Davis entered Ruvolo’s home with the intent to rob her and a guest at gunpoint. Davis’ gun discharged during the robbery striking and killing Ruvolo. He then fled the scene.

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