Man stabbed to death on Senator Street in Mobile – FOX10 News

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MOBILE, Ala. (WALA) — A 43-year-old man was stabbed to death at his home on Senator Street in Mobile.
Police were called to the scene around 3 p.m. on Sunday and found Omar Brown suffering from stab wounds. He was rushed to the hospital but died from his injuries.
Investigators said they found Freddie Maxwell, 36, at the scene armed with a knife. He was arrested and charged.
Mobile Police said Brown was Maxwell’s stepfather.
As he was being escorted to Metro Jail — Maxwell had this to say:
“I didn’t want to do it – he tried to kill me. Lee: You are saying it was self defense? — Maxwell: I’m saying he plotted to get me murdered.”
Meanwhile, residents on Senator Street are also reacting to the crime.
“I pass here every day. I pass here every day to go and visit with my mother and my sister. It’s breathtaking… It’s breathtaking — we are in a new year and it seems like there is just a number of deaths every year. It’s sad. It’s sad — in broad daylight,” said Nicole Haygood.
Haygood is one of many people who happened upon the crime scene in the more than two hours the street was taped off. She like many others doesn’t understand the deadly violence.
“Where does it come to that we’ve got to bring in weapons and that we are killing someone. That we are actually intending to take another person’s life. The moment you pick up a gun or a knife — what have you — your intent is to truly do harm. Lee: Unless you are protecting yourself. Nicole: Unless you are protecting yourself,” said Haygood.
Maxwell also had this to say to his family.
“Lee: What would you like to say to your family? — I know they are hurting? — Maxwell: They don’t love me no more — I guess I ain’t got no family.”
Maxwell did say he was remorseful and had these final words.
“I’m sorry. I have got to deal with God. And whenever I go I’ve got to deal with my sins whenever I get to the Lord,” said Maxwell.
Maxwell is now charged with murder and domestic violence 3rd (harassing communication).
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