Denise Webster, 61, left, was on holiday in New York to see an Adam Lambert concert when she was reportedly knifed to death, a 66-year-old Faye Doomchin, law, police said.
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A tourist from Britain, who came to the U.S. for a concert of “American Idol” singer Adam Lambert, was stabbed to death last week by a woman who claimed that she “needed to get rid of the house of evil,” reports said Thursday.
The police in Great Neck, a suburb of New York City, said the victim, Denise Webster, 61, was killed with a kitchen knife by a suspect identified as Faye Doomchin, 66, WPIX-TV reported.
The British woman who was killed in Great Neck last week, is a big fan of the former American Idol singer @adamlambert and was reportedly in New York to see him in concert. https://t.co/tnpQnsuGOx
— Newsday (@Newsday) August 23, 2018
The police said Webster was a visit to Doomchin home for coffee and cake, have met each other through a common friend. Suddenly, Doomchin said that they had to “rid the house of evil,” got “the butcher block-type knife” from the kitchen and stabbed Webster in the chest, reports said. Webster was later pronounced dead at a hospital.
Neighbors told the New York WABC-TV that violent behavior was the sign for Doomchin. However, her lawyer said she has a history of mental illness, Newsday reported.
Doomchin was arrested in 1999 for an attack where they put a woman twice in the back with a kitchen knife and put on the mandatory mental health supervision up to and including 2014.
Lambert, after hearing about Webster’s death, tweeted Tuesday that he was “heavy hearted” by the news.
My thoughts are with the family and friends of Denise Webster. Heavy hearted.
— ADAM LAMBERT (@adamlambert) August 21, 2018
The singer unofficial fan club on Facebook, who call themselves “Glamberts,” posted condolences to Webster’s family.
Webster was killed five months after overcoming cancer, and a month before her 41st wedding anniversary, her husband, Tommy, told the Sun.
Doomchin remained held without bail on a second-degree murder charges, according to court documents.