A Pontiac man has been charged with second-degree murder after he allegedly killed his longtime boyfriend of ten years over a video game on Thursday, Jan. 6.

The accused, identified as Docquen Jovo Watkins, 31, faces a second-degree murder charge after he allegedly choked his boyfriend, Rory Teasley, 28, a social media influencer, to death after an argument ensued between them over a video game they were playing on Thursday, Jan. 6, the Detroit News reported.

Shortly before midnight on Thursday, Jan. 6, deputies rushed to an apartment building in the 10 block of Carter near Woodward and West Huron after they received a report of a domestic assault.

Watkins reportedly dialed 911 and informed the authorizes that he and his boyfriend Teasley had gotten into a fight and that his partner was "sleeping" on the couch. When the officers reached the residence, they found Teasley lying on the couch unresponsive. The officers rushed Teasley to a nearby hospital for immediate treatment. However, the victim couldn’t be revived and was pronounced dead at the facility, the Oakland Press reported.
 
Teasley was a content creator and influencer with thousands of followers on his social media accounts under the handle "2pump4tv." 

According to the investigators, the two men were playing a video game called "Overwatch" when they got into an argument. However, when the argument escalated, Watkins, in a fit of rage, allegedly choked Teasley to death.

Watkins, who has a prior misdemeanor conviction for malicious destruction of property, has been taken into custody and was arraigned on Sunday, Jan. 9l in 50th District Court in Pontiac where a court magistrate ordered him to be held at the Oakland County Jail without bond.

Watkins' probable cause conference is set for Jan. 18 and his preliminary examination is set for Jan. 25. If convicted of the charge against him, Watkins faces a sentence of up to life in prison.

Meanwhile, Teasley's social media followers shared messages about his passing on social media.

"I’m too hurt by this one right here…..he really was a sweet person and down to earth……my heart is broken," one of Teasley's social media followers wrote on his Facebook page on Monday.

"We see far too often across the country these days when people resort to violence over trivial and insignificant disagreements," Sheriff Michael Bouchard said. "There is never a reason where violence is acceptable over a disagreement. Those that do so will be held accountable," he added.

Docquen-Watkins Docquen Jovo Watkins, 31, allegedly killed his longtime boyfriend of 10 years after an argument over a video game. Oakland County Sheriff’s Office