Man Charged With Killing Fiancée After New Year’s Eve Proposal

A Houston, Texas, man who proposed to his fiancée on New Year’s Eve has been arrested and charged with her murder.

Kendrick Akins allegedly shot Dominic Jefferson in the parking lot of her apartment complex Saturday night after witnesses heard them arguing, according to KTRK-TV.

A witness who saw the argument at the Holly View Apartments was also allegedly shot at when they ran to help the woman after she had been shot. Akins fled the scene but turned himself into the police 12 hours later where he was questioned, arrested and charged with murder.

According to Jefferson’s family, the couple had been dating for three months when Akins proposed to her on New Year’s Eve.

Source: Kendrick Marquette Akins charged in killing fiancee days after proposing: Family says | abc13.com

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