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Rapper T-Pain's Niece Stabbed to Death in Florida

The Grammy Award-winning tweeted a link to a news story about the killing and asked for help identifying the suspect

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    In this file photo, recording artist T-Pain performs at the 13th annual Michael Jordan Celebrity Invitational gala at the ARIA Resort & Casino at CityCenter on April 4, 2014 in Las Vegas, Nevada.

    Police say a 23-year-old woman, later identified by rapper and record-producer T-Pain as his niece, was fatally stabbed outside a drug store in Tallahassee.

    Tallahassee police said that Javona Glover was stabbed Tuesday morning by an unknown suspect outside a Walgreens. Police say Glover was bleeding heavily when medical personnel arrived, and that she died shortly thereafter.

    On his verified Twitter account, the Grammy Award-winning T-Pain, who is from Tallahassee, tweeted a link to a news story about the killing and asked for help identifying the suspect. 

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    Neither the artist, whose real name is Faheem Najm, nor his representatives returned requests seeking comment. Najm also requested in a tweet that the media leave his family in Tallahassee alone, adding "we are not here for your story."

    Police say the suspect is a black male, about 5-feet, 9-inches tall and was wearing a black T-shirt and white shoes.