An Ohio teen allegedly killed his ex-girlfriend by strangling her to death while on a post-graduation trip in Myrtle Beach while locking himself in his room with her dead body while he attempted to kill himself.
Ohio Teen Accused Of Murdering His Ex-Girlfriend
The Ohio teen is identified as Blake Linkous 18 years old who strangled his ex-girlfriend Natalie Martin who is also 18 years old while the two were on a post-graduation trip in Myrtle Beach, S.C.
The group of friends just graduated from Philo High School in Duncan Falls, Ohio, in May and were renting a place to stay during the vacation in South Carolina.
The People reported that Brooklyn Ferrell, a friend of the couple was also there with the couple at Myrtle Beach and claimed she saw Linkous emerge from his room with a stab wound around 9 pm. Everyone was shocked and got up Ferrell said, they were freaking out and asking ‘Where’s Natalie? Where’s Natalie?’ she added her statements.
Ferrell also spoke at Martin’s funeral earlier this month and identified herself as one of the teenager’s oldest friends, said two of their friends attempted to give Martin CPR but it was “way too late she is already cold and stiff.”
The Couple Had Broke Up In February
Ferrell said that Martin and Linkous had broken up in February, claiming that Linkous previously become violent with Martin at one point before their breakup he assaulted her in front of their friends, leading Martin to break with up with him.
Fox News reported that Linkous took Martin and tossed her across the room. He was trying to make amends and apologized to Martin all the time.
Linkous was arrested and charged with murder after police were called to the area just outside Myrtle Beach, according to Horry County Police Department.
According to county jail records show Linkous is still imprisoned without bail and awaiting a murder trial.