Police Identify Victim In Southwest OKC Stabbing Death

Thursday, July 7th 2011, 10:45 am
By: News 9


OKLAHOMA CITY – Oklahoma City police have released the name of a man stabbed to death during a fight in southwest Oklahoma City.

Police say the victim was 41-year-old Roman Acosta. He was attending a party with Stacy Bellis Monday night, when the two started arguing outside a house at 5533 S. Walker.

Police say the fight escalated and Bellis stabbed Acosta with a knife.

Acosta was helped into a car by several friends who drove him away from the scene. Near S.W. 51st Street and Shartel, Acosta got out of the car, collapsed in a yard, and died.

Police located Bellis near the scene of stabbing and took him into custody. He's booked into Oklahoma City Jail on one count of first-degree murder.

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