Woman identified as rapper T-Pain’s niece fatally stabbed in Florida

American artist T-Pain, right, performs at the MTV Africa Music Awards in Lagos, Nigeria, Saturday, Dec. 11, 2010. AP Photo/Sunday Alamba

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – 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.

Neither the artist, whose real name is Faheem Najm, nor his representatives returned requests seeking comment.

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

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