Woman Who Allegedly Posted About Stabbing Boyfriend Charged With Murder
A woman has been arrested and charged with the murder of her boyfriend after allegedly posting on Facebook that she was "on the run" for the slaying. Nakasia James, 18, was arrested by Hemet police on Sunday after authorities responded to a tip, according to KTLA. James has been charged with fatally stabbing her boyfriend, 21-year-old Dorian Powell, after an argument in their San Bernardino apartment last Monday morning.
A profile on Facebook with the name 'Nakasia Macc James' allegedly posted about the murder, claiming that she had stabbed Powell after he hit her.
"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," the post said.
Eileen Hards of the San Bernardino Police Department told ABC 7 that authorities had seen the posts, which have since been deleted.
Melissa De Los Santos, who manages the apartment James and Powell lived in, told ABC 7 that bullet holes were found in the apartment's walls. She said that she had also run into James' mother and brother, who stopped by the apartment to pick up some items. She said that James' mother told her that Powell had been physically abusive to James, and that James had photos of bruises on her face. De Los Santos also said that James' brother witnessed the murder, and told her that "all [James] did was stab [Powell] one time in the chest, and he was gone. Just like that, he was gone."