A Los Angeles man was discovered responsible of murdering his girlfriend — after a tip on TikTok led to his arrest final yr.
Victor Hugo Sosa, 25, was convicted of of the deadly stabbing of 19-year-old Daisy Delao, whose physique was discovered behind her house constructing complicated in Compton in February 2021, native outlet KTLA reported Wednesday.
Authorities instantly recognized Sosa as a suspect, however he fled to Rosarito, Mexico, the place he obtained a job at a preferred nightclub.
He was ultimately caught months later, with the assistance of the viral TikTok hashtag #JusticeForDaisy.
As the movies about Delao’s homicide unfold, a tipster acknowledged Sosa and offered data on his whereabouts to the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department.
Cops caught up with Sosa on July 2, 2021 and he was extradited again to LA on expenses of first-degree homicide.
Sosa was convicted Wednesday of stabbing Delao to dying with a knife, the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office stated. A sentencing listening to has not but been scheduled.
Delao’s mom Susana Salas informed KTLA that her daughter ended her relationship with Sosa simply weeks earlier than her homicide after he had bodily abused her.
“No matter how many years he gets in jail, I can never get her back. Never. He stole so much from me,” Salas stated.