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‘She had her whole life to stay,’ Woman stabbed by ex-boyfriend identified

LAS VEGAS (KLAS)-– A lady who was allegedly stabbed to loss of life by her ex-boyfriend Tuesday night has been identified as 24-year-old Makayla Adams.

Police stated Adams’ mother and father discovered her once they got here residence that night, her daughter was additionally inside, however unhurt.

LVMPD conducts a murder investigation on Tuesday night close to MLK and Washington (KLAS)

The man accused of the lethal stabbing was 24-year-old, Michael Ricks. He fled to San Diego after the incident.

Investigators stated Ricks is Makayla’s ex-boyfriend. He got here to the home and the 2 began to argue.

“She was my baby cousin she had her whole life to live,” stated Krystal Adams, Makayla’s cousin.

Krystal confirmed up on the home the place her cousin Makayla was killed Tuesday night time. It’s information she nonetheless doesn’t need to imagine is true.

“She left behind a little girl a family that cares about her so much this is not fair, she didn’t deserve this she was a beautiful person,” Krystal instructed 8 News Now.

Michael Ricks, 24, was taken into custody in San Diego for allegedly stabbing and killing his former girlfriend in her Las Vegas condo. (Credit: ONSCENE.TV)

Makayla’s family and friends will collect Wednesday night in entrance of Reed and McWilliams for a vigil to honor her.

Ricks shall be extradited to Las Vegas the place he’ll face an open homicide cost.

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