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Police Identify Suspect In Stabbing Death of Rapper's Niece Javona Glover

The Walgreen's on West Tennessee and Ocala was closed Tuesday after a woman, later identified as rapper T-Pain's niece, was stabbed and killed.
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Update: The Tallahassee police department has issued a warrant for Tavon Q. Jackson. He's the man suspected in the stabbing death of Javona Glover.

Glover is the niece of rapper T-Pain, who is from Tallahassee. She was killed Tuesday at her job at the Walgreens on Tennessee Street and Ocala.  T-Pain sent out messages on social media asking for the public's assistance with information on the case.

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Original Story: The woman stabbed and killed at a Tallahassee Walgreen's store Tuesday was T-Pain's niece. The rapper made an appeal on twitter for information on a suspect.

The Tallahassee Police Department responded to a report of a stabbing at the West Tennessee Street

Walgreens Tuesday around 10:15 a.m. A caller reported a woman had been stabbed and was bleeding. The woman later died of her injuries.

The suspect is described as a black male, 5/9 160 lbs. He was wearing a black shirt and white tennis shoes.

Around noon, rapper T-Pain posted about the stabbing on twitter, saying his niece was killed and asking for information. In a tweet, the rapper says, "The police are still lookin for the coward 'expletive' 'expletive' that just killed my niece at Walgreens in Tallahassee. If you got info pls help us out!"

The Tallahassee Police Department is asking anyone with information on the crime to call TPD at 850-891-4200 or Crime Stoppers at 850-574-8477 (850-574-TIPS).

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