A Miami Seashore man has been charged with stabbing his 28-year-old co-worker to demise outdoors her residence. Miami Seashore Police say she rejected his romantic advances, which angered him, killing her.
Augustin Lucas Mariani, 20, faces second-degree homicide prices for fatally stabbing Delfina Pan. Pan, initially from Argentina, moved to the US two years in the past.
Earlier this week, Mariani “arrived at the victim’s apartment, uninvited, and waited for the victim.” When Pan got here residence, Mariani requested to talk together with her in her residence, however she refused to let him in. He turned so offended that he started to stab her with a knife he reportedly took from the restaurant he labored at.
In accordance with a neighbor who witnessed the assault, he took his shirt off and stabbed himself within the chest. He was discovered mendacity on Pan outdoors her residence. They have been each taken to Jackson Memorial Hospital, the place Pan was pronounced lifeless. Mariani is anticipated to get better.
The 2 labored collectively at Kansas Bar & Grill; it’s not recognized what positions both of them labored. Co-workers and associates informed police that Mariani had been obsessive about Pan for months. One co-worker informed In the present day in 24 that she had a number of unusual encounters with Mariani, and he or she feared him.
“He worked with us,” Pan’s pal informed the outlet. “A super strange boy, and nobody knew anything about his life. He went to work and did not say hello to anyone.”
Mariani invoked his proper to stay silent and refused to cooperate with the police earlier than being charged. The Miami Herald stories that he was picked out of a lineup by one among Pan’s neighbors.