BLOOMFIELD, Conn. (AP) — A high school football captain has been charged with fatally stabbing his lover with a steak knife after an argument over ending their relationship.
Bloomfield High School student Tarence Mitchell appeared in court Friday to face a murder charge in the death of 27-year-old Ronald Taylor Jr. Mitchell is being held on $1 million bond.
According to court documents, the 18-year-old Mitchell initially told investigators that the pair was attacked by two men wearing hoodies but later confessed to the crime, WFSB-TV reported.
Mitchell told police that the two had a sexual relationship and that Taylor gave him marijuana and alcohol over the last two years, according to court papers. When Mitchell tried to end their relationship at the end of last year, “Taylor posted a picture of him on Facebook that included a blog of bad things about him, including him being a Bloomfield gay football star,” the docume