Thursday, September 10, 2015

Murder of University South Florida football player Elkino Watson

Murder of University South Florida football player Elkino Watson ---
tags: Florida, black suspect, Black VictimsSports Incidents, athlete victim, (former) student victim

1 killed 1 injured September 6, 2015 Murder of University South Florida football player Elkino Watson Near Tampa, Florida for USF football player  Elkino Watson  was killed and another football player was wounded in an early morning stabbing outside Club Orpheum in Ybor City after celebrating a USF victory.  Killed was former defensive tackle Elkino Watson, while Desmond Horn who had tried out for the team was injured. Argument started when someone in another group asked a friend of Watson's for her phone number and refused and was punched. Suspect apparent had never met the victims, turned himself in.

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Sept 8 Gonzmart’s message to USF: Don’t mess with Ybor City Until this incident, there were no homicides and 363 reports of aggravated battery, battery, and robbery in Ybor over the last three years. That compares with 479 such crimes in a one-year period between 2001-02.

U South Florida community copes with former football player killed, another injured in Ybor neighborhood Tampa stabbing WFLA TAMPA, FL Former USF football player  Elkino Watson  was killed and another football player was wounded in an early morning stabbing outside Club Orpheum in Ybor City after celebrating a USF victory.  Killed was former defensive tackle Elkino Watson, also injured was Desmond Horn who had tried out for the team. Argument started when someone in another group asked a friend of Watson's for her phone number and refused and was punched.

1 killed suspect surrenders September 9, 2015 Suspect surrenders in stabbing death of former USF player after USF victory WTSP 10 News Investigators say they exchanged words and Graham went after Watson not once, but twice, stabbing him even as he tried to back away.  the accused killer knew he was a wanted man and turned himself in Wednesday night. Randolph Graham, 23,  of Tampa, is behind bars right now accused of killing former USF football player Elkino Watson. Police don't believe he knew Watson or Horne. they exchanged words and Graham went after Watson not once, but twice, stabbing him even as he tried to back away. argument started:  a guy from Graham's group asked a friend of Watson's for her phone number.  She refused, and was punched. e (Watson) went over there to have a good time, celebrate the win of USF that night, and this tragedy happened.   [fake provocation for deliberate attack?]