MARSHALL (KYTX) - Belia Bowen has lived next to William Alford on South Meredith Street in Marshall for years.
She says she will miss her neighbor.
"I have spent nights with him where we just visited. He was a good neighbor, I will miss him." - Belia Bowen
"Police say they responded to the house behind me at about 11:30 Wednesday evening where they found William Alford stabbed" - Kevin Boyce
Marshall Police Investigators say Alford was allegedly stabbed by his stepson several times.
They're still trying to figure why it happened.
Bowen says she's trying to be strong for Alford's wife.
"My neighbor she's not only lost her husband but her son as well so it's two losses." - Bowen
Police say Alford was taken to Good Shepherd Medical Center in Marshall. Where he later died from his injuries.
For Bowen, she says the crime is horrible, but she and the community are staying strong.
"The community is friendly. We help each other out with anything." - Belia Bowen