Woman killed trying to stop fight

April 18, 2009 8:39:10 PM PDT
A woman who tried to stop a fight ended up getting killed. The deadly incident happened inside of 360 Dumont Avenue in Brooklyn early Saturday morning.

Investigators said two men were involved in a dispute, which escalated into a physical altercation.

Police said the victim, 43-year-old Vicky Griffin, attempted to break up the fight.

She suffered a stab wound to the chest. Griffin was taken to Brookdale Hospital where she was pronounced dead.

Police have arrested 30-year-old Abdul Mattocks of Washington Avenue in Brooklyn.

Mattocks faces charges of murder in the second degree and manslaughter.


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