“The Tragic Death of 20-Year-Old Wede Okagbare: Love Triangle Gone Wrong”

A young man was killed in Howell after an alleged love triangle turned violent. The victim, identified as 20-year-old Wede Okagbare, was shot by his girlfriend’s ex-boyfriend. Okagbare, a hardworking student studying computer science at Michigan State University, had a promising future ahead. His family is left with unanswered questions as they mourn his loss. A suspect is in custody, and an autopsy will be conducted to gather more evidence. A Gofundme page has been created to cover funeral expenses. NewsBreak reported

A tragic incident occurred in Howell on Friday, resulting in the death of a young man and the arrest of another individual. Reports indicate that the incident was sparked by a complicated love affair that took a deadly turn. The shooting took place on West Street near Grand River Avenue shortly after midnight, prompting the assistance of state police and Livingston County sheriff’s deputies in processing the crime scene.

Later in the day, Howell police seized a vehicle belonging to the victim, identified by his family as 20-year-old Wede Okagbare. It was revealed that Okagbare was visiting his girlfriend when her ex-boyfriend, who is also the father of her child, allegedly shot him. The victim’s father, Robert Okagbare, expressed his bewilderment about how his son ended up in Howell, Michigan, considering he was attending Michigan State University.

Described as a diligent young man, Wede Okagbare had been working various jobs through DoorDash and had even secured an internship at Rocket Mortgage. “I called them to inform them that my son had passed away and wouldn’t be able to come to work today,” Robert Okagbare sorrowfully shared. Wede was in his third year at Michigan State, studying computer science and computer engineering.

Robert Okagbare desired to speak with 7 Action News to highlight the numerous unanswered questions surrounding his son’s girlfriend and the ongoing investigation. The grieving father disclosed that he learned of the tragic news from his other son, who had been informed by the girlfriend. It was revealed that Wede had been shot six times, leaving Robert with uncertainties about the extent of his son’s relationship with the girl and whether the other person involved harbored jealousy.

Authorities have only informed Robert Okagbare that the person they arrested is their primary suspect, and an autopsy will be conducted at Sparrow Hospital in Lansing. In light of this devastating loss, the family has set up a Gofundme page to seek financial assistance for Wede Okagbare’s funeral and burial expenses..