Our prayers are with T-Pain and his family as they deal with the tragic loss of his niece Javona Glover. Glover was fatally stabbed outside of a Walgreens in Tallahassee on Tuesday. According to WCTV, dispatchers responded to a call of a woman outside the store bleeding heavily from a stab wound. Medical care was administered but Glover eventually died from her injuries.
Glover's aunt told reporters she spoke with the officer who held the 23-year-old as she died, adding, "My niece was my everything. That was just like a daughter to me. I've always been in my niece's life. I love that girl. How you kill a innocent person like her? Whatever you were feeling -- that's crazy man. Like, you took my niece." Glover leaves behind a two-year-old daughter.
T-Pain took to social media to share the news and ask fans with any information to come forward. He also asked the media to give his family privacy and peace as they grieve.
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The police are still lookin for the coward ass nigga that just killed my niece at Walgreens in Tallahassee. If you got info pls help us out!— T-Pain (@TPAIN) August 30, 2016
https://t.co/z5cykNUmOn if anybody in 850 got any info on this then step up pls.— T-Pain (@TPAIN) August 30, 2016
Police have since identified the suspect as 25-year-old Tavon Q. Jackson, and have released surveillance images of him they say show Jackson at the time of the murder.
Again, our thoughts and prayers are with the singer and his family during this difficult time.