Nicki Minaj Road Crew Stabbing: Allegedly Over A Woman, Charge Upgraded to Murder

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Additional details have been released about the fatal stabbing of one of Nicki Minaj’s road crew members. Philadelphia police have upgraded the charges facing the suspect Pierce Boykin, 31, who is now in custody on a murder warrant.


De’Von Pickett

As previously reported, an incident last month, outside of a Philadelphia restaurant and bar, left Minaj’s road crew member De’Von Pickett dead and Eric Parker in critical condition.

Boykin was later arrested on Feb. 23 with charges now being upgraded to include murder.

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According to ABC’s Philly outlet, the fight was reportedly over a woman who worked at a bar.