A Michigan man armed with a knife broke into his ex-girlfriend’s house on Valentine’s Day — and was fatally stabbed throughout what might have been a “jealousy”-fueled assault, authorities stated.
Johnathon Skaggs, 25, allegedly compelled his method into the residence in Burton with three others armed with knives round 1 a.m. Sunday, information station WNEM reported.
The group then started stabbing and hitting his ex and her new boyfriend, authorities stated.
“The householders had been capable of defend themselves, and Johnathon was stabbed a number of occasions within the chest space,” Burton Police Chief Brian Ross informed the outlet.
Because the assailants tried to flee, Skaggs collapsed and died, police stated.
The opposite suspects had been capable of get away in a car, however police tracked them down.
All three accomplices had been taken to Genesee County Jail, MLive reported.
Police stated jealously might have performed a job within the assault.
“It’s a devastating factor to occur. [Skaggs] had one factor on his thoughts. They broke within the house and so they, what they did, he paid the value for it,” Ross informed the outlet.