Memphis, Tennessee- Derrick Kingston 24, of Memphis Tennessee was murdered by his girlfriend after he posted a picture of his “Women Crush Wednesday” which is also known as the popular hastag #WCW which trends on social media every wednesday.
Kingston was stabbed by his girlfriend Nikki Mendoza age 21 while he was asleep in the apartment they both shared. Friends of the couple stated to authorities that Nikki was always the jealous type but never showed any major relationship issues and seemed to be very happy with each other. According to close friends of the couple, there was no violence between the two other than normal arguments that couples go through.
According to authorities when officers and EMS at the crime scene, Kingston was already deceased in their bed laying in a “pool of blood” with his iphone still in his hand and the instagram app opened. Mendoza was found by police in the bathtub bathing herself as if nothing happened. Police advised Mendoza to get dressed in order for them to question her. Mendoza showed no signs of remorse. She acted as if there wasn’t a dead body in the other room. She seemed “cold and Heartless” said officer, Logan.
Kingston’s best friend, Kyle Ferguson, since middle school made a public statement saying “i was texting my boy Derrick when he sent me the imessage of the girl he was going to post on his instagram as his woman crush wednesday, it was a chic he DM’d frequently and got nudes from but she didn’t even live in our state. I can’t understand why his girl would kill him over a picture he posted on his instagram.”
As Mendoza was taken into police custody, she uttered ” Derrick should have kept his eyes on me only, since he couldn’t keep his eyes to himself i closed them permanently”
The murder is being investigated for any other potential evidence or information regarding the situation to determine if there are any other motives as to why Mendoza would commit such crime.