Man dies after being stabbed by ex-girlfriend's current boyfriend

TULSA - The victim in a stabbing that occurred early Tuesday morning has died.

Devin Maggs, 24, died just before 11 p.m. Tuesday.

Police say 27-year-old Eric Spears stabbed Maggs around 5 a.m. Tuesday at a north Tulsa home where Spears' found his girlfriend with Maggs.

Earlier in the evening, Spears and his girlfriend were at a bar.  When she wanted to leave, Spears declined and she called Maggs, her former boyfriend, for a ride, police say.

According to Spears' arrest report, he went to the home, an altercation ensued and Maggs was stabbed in the abdomen.

Spears was arrested around 10:30 a.m. He told police the stabbing was in self-defense.

Spears was released from jail after posting bond just a half an hour after Maggs died in a Tulsa hospital.

Spears is due in court Oct. 18 to face a charge of assault with a deadly weapon.

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