A Utah man is dealing with a first-degree homicide cost for allegedly stabbing his Tinder date to death, police mentioned Sunday.
Ethan Hunsaker, 24, known as 911 shortly after three a.m. Sunday and informed cops he had killed his 25-year-old date, simply hours after the 2 met by the favored relationship app, the Layton Police Division in Utah mentioned in a press launch posted on Fb.
Police mentioned officers responding to the North Reid Avenue dwelling discovered the lady, whose identify was not launched, with “a number of stab wounds to the torso.”
Hunsaker allegedly choked the lady for a few minute however grabbed a kitchen knife after she fought again, in accordance to courtroom data reviewed by ABC Information affiliate KTVX in Utah.
“There are marks on Ethan’s arms, neck and shoulder space supporting the struggle,” the courtroom papers mentioned.
In accordance to the Deseret Information, police mentioned in an affidavit that “Hunsaker said to dispatch he ‘didn’t know’ the individual he had simply killed, however had met the sufferer on an utility known as Tinder.”
When officers arrived on the dwelling, Hunsaker “continued to inform officers to shoot him,” the outlet reported.
First responders tried to revive the lady however she was pronounced useless on the scene, Layton police mentioned.
“The motive behind this murder is below additional investigation,” the division mentioned. “Nonetheless, the assault seems to have been unprovoked.”
Hunsaker was booked on the homicide cost and is on the Davis County Jail awaiting a courtroom look, police mentioned.