STAMFORD, Conn. (CBSNewYork/AP) — Stamford police have charged a 29-year-old man in connection with the fatal stabbing of a taxi driver in what appeared to be a robbery.
Shota Mekoshvili is charged with first-degree murder in the death of 47-year-old Mahomed Kamal.
Kamal was stabbed multiple times in his torso area and was found on the front lawn of a Doolittle Road home around 8:30 a.m. Wednesday, authorities said. Officers found his taxi crashed into some trees down the street. He was pronounced dead at the scene.