Kevin Tarafa, Bethlehem man stabbed to death in Allentown, Suspect Isiah Yeager in custody

Kevin Tarafa
Kevin Tarafa was killed in Allentown


A man from Bethlehem named Kevin Tarafa was stabbed to death in Allentown early Sunday. Let’s see what happened to Kevin Tarafa in detail.

Kevin Tarafa’s death:

The Lehigh County Coroner’s Office reports that Bethlehem resident Tarafa was stabbed in the area of 1522 Union Boulevard at around 2:55 a.m. He was declared dead on the 1600 Block of East Greenleaf Street around 4:45 a.m.

According to Buglio, the stabbing happened at about 2:55 a.m. amid a fight that broke out inside Synergy Hookah Lounge, 1522 Union Blvd. 

Kevin Tarafa, 29, was stabbed to death by 23-year-old Isiah Yeager. Tarafa was observed bleeding from an apparent injury as he exited the lounge. 

When the police arrived on the scene, they discovered Tarafa unconscious and with numerous stab wounds. Tarafa was declared dead after unsuccessful attempts to resuscitate him. 

Kevin’s last Facebook post:

Kevin Tarafa, who was killed in the incident shared a following post on his Facebook account, before his death, “The truth is you don’t know what is going to happen tomorrow. Life is a crazy ride and nothing, he wrote.

Now, his friends and family members are sharing their tribute in the comment section. One of his friend, Heidi Ann shared her heartfelt condolences, saying,

I’m lost rn. I keep waiting for you to pop up like always. You said you would be right back. I can’t begin to speak on how I feel. I love you always Kevin Tarafa

Who is the suspect?

Isiah Yeager, 23, of Allentown, was named as a suspect and has been detained, according to a news release from the Allentown Police Department.

Yeager is accused of committing criminal homicide on one count. This happened while the two were involved in a fight early on Sunday morning at Synergy Hookah Lounge.

Yeager has been charged with criminal homicide and has been arrested in connection with the incident, but the investigation is still ongoing.

It was the third death this month and the 12th homicide in the city this year, according to Buglio. Lehigh County Homicide Task Force, Lehigh County district attorney’s office, and Allentown police are all involved in the investigation into the homicide.

The autopsy has been scheduled for Tuesday. There was no other information provided regarding the stabbing.  


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