A young Romanian boy, adopted by an American family was stabbed to death by a peer in a parking lot in Plano, a suburb of Dallas after fighting for a girl, The Dallas News informs. Max Brustein, aged 17 died on Sunday, investigators informed.

After spending a night with friends, Max visited his former girlfriend. According to Max's adoptive father, the girl's new boyfriend, Joshua Torres, aged 19, saw them and decided to follow them in his car. Finally, Max stopped in a parking lot where Torres stabbed him in the chest.

Max died after two hours while Torres was arrested and accused of murder. Max's father, Ron Brustein declared that his son had previous fights with Torres. In June, they pressed charges against Torres after he sent Max a life threatening SMS.