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Woman Allegedly Killed Ex And Then Posted About It On Facebook

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Police are looking for an 18-year-old woman who allegedly posted about stabbing her ex-boyfriend to death on Facebook. Police found 21-year-old Dorian Powell dead inside an apartment in the 2000 block of North Central Avenue in San Bernardino at about 2:30 a.m. Monday morning, KTLA reports. Officers say the cause of death was multiple stab wounds.

Nakasia James, 18, has been identified as a person of interest in the murder. Someone by the same name posted to a Facebook page that she was fighting with her ex-boyfriend and that after he hit her in the face, she stabbed him.

"We was really fightn and I gt the knife and stabbed him dint think I would hurt him BT I did he died and I'm on the run," she allegedly wrote.

Police told KTLA they have no comment about the Facebook post.

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Authorities are currently looking for James, and have asked anyone with information to call Detective Lewis at 909-384-5762 or Sgt. Kokesh at 909-384-5615.

Nakasia James is being sought by the San Bernardino Police Department as a "person of interest" in connection to the...

Posted by KTLA 5 News on Tuesday, January 12, 2016