Tragedy struck at Daintree Park Drive, United States of America when a young Nigerian man was stabbed to death by his girlfriend’s ex-boyfriend, according to the Fort Bend County Sheriff’s Office in USA.
The suspect, 38-year-old Godson Akran, whose real name is Laiwola, will face a murder charge, the sheriff’s office said.
The sad incident which took place on Thursday, August 16, occurrences in front of the ex-girlfriend’s three children.
Authorities identified the dead man as 43-year-old Taofeek Anifata.
Authorities said Akran went to his ex-girlfriend’s home in the 3700 block of Daintree Park Drive before the stabbing, which was reported about 4:30 a.m.
The woman called 911 sometime before the incident because her ex was trying to get into the house, Major Chad Norvell said. They have two children together but have been separated for two years.
The ex-boyfriend came back to the house, and the woman let him inside.
An argument ensued, and the ex-boyfriend grabbed a knife from the kitchen and stabbed the new boyfriend, Norvell said. Authorities later said Anifata was stabbed to death in front of the woman and her three children, all who are younger than 13.
Akran was reported to have left the neighborhood in a silver car with another person but was stopped on FM 1463. The other person’s role in the incident is still unclear.