DAILYKENN.com -- Kyle Stewart, 29, was fatally stabbed at a Columbus, Ohio convenience store.
Police have identified the suspected offender as 32-year-old Ernest Murphy.
A warrant has been issued for his arrest, according to 10tv.com.
An image of the suspect was captured by a security camera.
News reports say the suspect attacked Stewart's girlfriend as the couple exited a Shop N Go Market in Columbus, Ohio.
The attack was without provocation, according to nbc4i.com.
When Stewart stepped up to defend her, the suspect allegedly plunged a knife into his chest and then jogged away.
Stewart died the following day at a local hospital.
The crime occurred in April, 2019. A murder charge was filed on May 21, 2020 against Murphy.
From 10tv.com ▼
Police have issued a warrant for a suspect accused in a deadly 2019 stabbing.
On April 22, 2019, 29-year-old Kyle Stewart and his girlfriend were inside the Shop N Go Market, located at 3951 East Livingston Avenue.
Police say when Stewart and his girlfriend came out of the store, a man hit Stewart's girlfriend.
According to police, Stewart then confronted 32-year-old Ernest Murphy.
Officials say Murphy then pulled out a knife, stabbed Stewart in the chest and ran away.
Emergency workers responded to the scene and took Stewart to Grant Medical Center, where he died the following day.
A murder charge was filed on May 21, 2020 against Murphy.
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