Posted: Monday, December 17, 2018. 6:06 pm CST.
By BBN Staff: The deceased has been identified as Marcos Ack.
According to police reports, this morning Ack was driving towards Independence village when he reportedly stopped near Red Bank to give a lift to a hitchhiker.
Upon reaching the entrance of Independence, the hitchhiker demanded that Ack hand over all his cash to him.
In the process, Ack was stabbed to the chest. His vehicle then ran off the road and according to police, he bled to death.
His killer ran into some nearby bushes and thanks to quick police work he was nabbed.
The accused now remains detained pending investigations.
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