TUKWILA, Washington – The search continues for the suspect responsible for the fatal stabbing of a cab driver in Tukwila, Washington. Nick Hokema, 34, was found in a mall parking lot, his body showing signs of multiple stab wounds. The stolen cab, a red 2012 four-door Toyota Camry with “RediCab” markings, is also being sought by authorities.
The victim’s father, Hardy Hokema, expressed his grief, stating, “I’m torn up inside. I’m crying like crazy, ok. I mean, this is my son for heaven’s sake. This is unjust, ok. I don’t wish this on anybody.” He is urging the Seattle area community to come forward with any information that may lead to the apprehension of the suspect.
The incident has left the local community in shock, prompting an outpouring of support for the Hokema family. The circumstances surrounding the attack remain unclear, and authorities have not disclosed any details about the suspect.
As the investigation continues, friends and colleagues of Nick Hokema are remembering him for his dedication to his work as a cab driver. They are also calling for justice and closure for Hokema’s loved ones. The impact of this tragic event is deeply felt, and the community is eager to see the perpetrator brought to justice.
With the suspect still at large, law enforcement authorities are urging anyone with information about the crime or the whereabouts of the stolen cab to come forward. The search for answers and justice in this case continues as the community mourns the loss of Nick Hokema.