PRESS RELEASE: Police release name of man killed in stabbing


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The following news story published by Today’s News Herald’s Haley Walters, republished with permission.

Lake Havasu City Police released the identity of a man stabbed to death in a Havasu motel room early Saturday morning.

Kevin Hoover, 53, died from his injuries sustained during a fight after he and three other men entered a motel room in the 2000 block of West Acoma Blvd and attacked a 55-year-old-man.

Kevin Hoover Facebook Photo

Kevin Hoover Facebook Photo

The attack victim later told Police he fought back against the men with a knife, stabbing one of them. The attack victim suffered a head injury during the altercation and police say he was covered in blood when they found him standing outside the motel room.

Hoover was dead when police entered the room.

Immediately after the stabbing, the other three men fled the motel. Police are still trying to identify them.

The investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information may contact the Lake Havasu City Police Department at (928) 855-1171 or Silent Witness at (928) 854-TIPS (8477). Anonymous text messages may be sent to 274637.

The below information was located in research by Havasu Scanner Feed.

Upon attempting to find the above photo of Kevin Hoover, we found his last FB posts to be:

Kevin himself created the below image:

On his FB profile, he is seen publicly fighting with individuals.