“California Man Arrested After Stabbing Woman and Posting Video of Her Death on Facebook: Mark Merchikoff Identified as Suspect”

By | July 30, 2023

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A California man was arrested for stabbing a woman and posting a video of her death on Facebook. The San Mateo Police Department was alerted by the Nye County Sheriff’s Office in Nevada about the incident. The suspect, Mark Merchikoff, was later arrested in San Jose. The motive for the stabbing is still under investigation. Anyone with information is urged to contact the police. Celeste Houmard reported

California Man Arrested After Stabbing Woman, Posting Video on Facebook

SAN MATEO, Calif. (WJW) – A California man was arrested after allegedly stabbing a woman and posting a video of her death on Facebook, according to the San Mateo Police Department.

The police department received a notification from the Nye County Sheriff’s Office in Nevada about a witness who had seen a stabbing video on Facebook around 3:45 p.m. The sheriff’s office traced the phone number associated with the account to an apartment complex in San Mateo.

Following an intensive search, officers located the possible suspect apartment almost three hours later. However, the suspect, identified as Mark Merchikoff, was not present at the scene. Two hours after the victim’s body was found, Merchikoff was apprehended in San Jose.

The motive for the stabbing is still under investigation, but police have confirmed that Merchikoff knew the victim. Authorities are urging anyone with information or security footage related to this homicide to contact Detective Sergeant Dave Manion at (650) 522-7660.

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This shocking incident highlights the dangers of social media and the need for increased online safety measures. The San Mateo Police Department is working diligently to gather evidence and ensure justice for the victim, whose identity has not been released at this time.

As the investigation continues, the community is urged to stay vigilant and report any suspicious activities to the authorities..