Uber passenger fatally stabs New Orleans driver video
Uber driver stabbed to death by a passenger who posted a video of the victim dying on Facebook, police say.
Jefferson Parish Sheriff Joseph Lopinto said Brandon Jacobs, 29, “woke up and decided he was going to kill someone.
The victim, 54-year-old Yolanda Dillon, was found stabbed several times inside a vehicle and was taken to the hospital where she died.
An Uber driver was stabbed to death by a passenger “who woke up and decided he was going to kill someone” and posted a video of his victim dying.
Orleans driver Yolanda Dillon
Brandon Jacobs, 29, of Harvey, Louisiana, New Orleans, carried out the attack in the car park of a Travelodge on the Westbank Expressway.
She was dropping Jacobs off at the hotel on Thursday at around 3 pm when she was attacked.
Jacobs was arrested within hours of the stabbing and charged with second-degree murder.
During a news conference on Friday, the sheriff said Jacobs had confessed to the killing.
Uber driver stabbed to death by passenger
His confession basically stated that he woke up yesterday morning and decided he was going to kill someone and decided that was going to be his day.