Isabelle Jocson is a sixteen year old alleged teen killer from Nashville Tennessee who was arrested for the murder of a fourteen year old girl. According to police reports Isabelle Jocson and the victim fourteen year old Malia Powell began arguing in a Walmart and the verbal disagreement would continue outside of the store. When the two teen girls were by a bus stop Isabelle Jocson would fatally stab Malia Powell. Isabelle Jocson would be arrested and has been charged with criminal homicide.
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A 16-year-old girl has been charged in the stabbing death of a 14-year-old girl outside the Dickerson Pike Walmart.
Metro police reported Isabelle Jocson, 16, was charged with criminal homicide for Monday night’s stabbing of Malia Powell, 14, in the parking lot of the Walmart near a bus stop
According to a release, Malia and Isabelle exchanged words inside the store, which continued into the parking lot and to the nearby bus stop.
The teen suspect reportedly asked Malia if she wanted to fight and then charged at her while holding a pocketknife, according to Metro police. After the stabbing, the suspect ran away toward Doverside Drive.
Investigators do not believe Malia and Isabelle knew each other prior to the stabbing.
Metro police told News Channel 11’s sister station News 2 in Nashville that they are investigating potential suspects since the attack was recorded on a cell phone. No arrests have been made at this time.
Metro Nashville Public Schools released a statement, saying the district is “saddened by the tragic death of Malia Powell Ridley.” She was a rising 9th grader who had recently completed 8th grade at Bellevue Middle and was enrolled to attend Hillwood High in the upcoming school year, according to MNPS spokesperson Sean Braisted.