NJ teen allegedly kills neighbor to gain TikTok fame

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A New Jersey teen allegedly stabbed his neighbor to death for a viral TikTok video.

By DeMicia Inman | 6 August 2020

THE GRIO — An 18-year-old New Jersey resident faces murder charges in the death of his neighbor and lawyers claim the violent act was committed for TikTok notoriety.

Fox News reports Zachary Latham fatally stabbed his neighbor William Durham Sr., a corrections officer, in May as the result of an ongoing conflict between both families. The teenager allegedly lured the opposing family into his home after previously filming multiple incidents between the two parties for TikTok.

Durham family lawyers claim the murder that followed the fight intentionally started to help the teen become “TikTok famous.”

One video showcasing a confrontation between Latham and Catherine Durham, the victim’s wife, reached 3 million views. According to Fox News, the video shows the teen repeatedly calling the woman a “Karen.” […]

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