A woman killed by her boyfriend in Las Vegas identified

A Las Vegas woman who was apparently killed by her boyfriend before the man committed suicide Tuesday morning was identified today as 19-year-old Ferehiwot Ekubai.

Metro Police responded to an apartment complex in the 5700 block of West Tropicana Avenue, where they found Okbai dead from multiple stab wounds.

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About an hour later at 1 a.m., police said the woman’s boyfriend, Michael Gebreneguse, 31, parked his cab along U.S. 95 near College Drive in Henderson and jumped in front of a vehicle on the highway, police said. He died at the hospital.

Investigators are calling the incident an apparent murder-suicide. Police said Okbai and Gebreneguse were dating and had been living together for a year-and-a-half.

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Source: Las vegas sun

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