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Suspect and victim identified following homicide at MLK Park Saturday

Posted at 11:22 AM, Apr 17, 2021

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WKBW) — Buffalo police say an 18-year-old woman is dead and an 18-year-old man has been charged with second degree murder following a homicide at MLK Park, early Saturday morning.

According to the Erie County District Attorney's Office, officers found 18-year-old Larrinsha Johnson dead inside a vehicle at the park in the early morning hours Saturday. 18-year-old Mushagdusa Nankumba of Buffalo is accused of killing Johnson, who officials say was his girlfriend. He was arraigned Saturday morning on one count of murder in the second degree.

Erie County medical examiners are scheduled to perform an autopsy to determine the cause of death.