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'Jesus Forgives Me,' Claims Man Accused Of Stabbing Church-Going Woman In Wheelchair 116 Times
Deborah Lynch was found bloody, lifeless, and partially disemboweled in her wheelchair.
While it’s yet to be seen whether or not a Wisconsin man will ask for forgiveness from the family of the woman who he allegedly stabbed to death, he has already been forgiven by one entity.
That being is Jesus, at least according to Kehinde Afolayan, 31, who stands accused of killing Deborah Lynch, 62.
Afolayan allegedly stabbed Lynch 116 times, according to a criminal complaint obtained by the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Lynch also "appeared to be partially disemboweled,” the complaint says, FOX6Now in Milwaukee reports.
Afolayan did not provide a motive to police for the vicious stabbing he’s accused of committing. In fact, he refused to even give law enforcement his name.
But, he did make sure to tell them, “Jesus forgives me,” according to that complaint.
Police were called on Friday after a witness reported a stabbing. That witness said he could see Lynch being stabbed in her wheelchair through her apartment window as he was standing outside, according to the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.
When law enforcement first arrived at the scene, an apartment located in a four-unit apartment building in South Milwaukee, they found Lynch motionless in her wheelchair and covered in blood.
As police were waiting for medical help for the victim, Afolayan allegedly walked out of a room in the apartment holding a blood-covered shirt, reports the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.
Lynch was airlifted to a hospital but she reportedly died before she could even be loaded into the helicopter.
Afolayan has been charged with first-degree homicide and use of a dangerous weapon on Tuesday. If convicted, he could spend the rest of his life behind bars, according to the local outlet.
The victim’s son told WISN in Milwaukee that Afolayan has lived in the apartment with both him and his mom since October.
Although Lynch’s son said he wasn’t there for the stabbing, he told Fox 6 he did hear yelling in the apartment that same morning.
Yvonne Lytge described Lynch to Fox 6 as “soft-spoken” and as someone who wouldn’t harm a soul. She was a devout member of her church community and was involved in Sunday Morning Groups and Women’s Ministries, her church, Oak Creek Assembly of God, has said in a statement.
[Photo: Milwaukee County Sheriff’s Department]