A New York man accused of killing a 17-year-old girl Sunday reportedly did so after she kissed someone else at a concert.
Brandon Clark, 21, and Bianca Devins reportedly attended a concert together in Queens on Saturday night. Oneida County District Attorney Scott McNamara told WKTV the concert’s where Devins is believed to have kissed someone, sparking Clark to fall into a jealous rage.
“I have a very hard time understanding how anybody can justify taking another young person’s life because they kissed somebody else,” he opined.
Clark allegedly slit Devins’ throat before attempting to take his own life in a similar manner. According to Buzzfeed, Clark posted an image of the murdered teen on social media — and continued to update his Instagram feed as police held him at gunpoint in Utica.
Utica Police Seargent Bryan Coromato told WKTV that Clark was one of the people who called police Sunday morning. The New York Post reported that they discovered Clark lying over Devins’ body, which was covered by a tarp.
Reports have questioned whether the pair were dating, or ever dated, when Sunday’s slaying occurred. According to Heavy, Devins’ sister wrote on Instagram that Clark wasn’t an “internet boyfriend” but a “family friend” whom they trusted.
The Post-Standard reports that Clark is recovering from a neck wound which required surgery but he’s expected to survive as he didn’t sever any arteries. He was reportedly arraigned on second-degree murder charges from a hospital bed.
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[Featured image: Brandon Clark/Instagram; Bianca Devins/Instagram]