Man accused of stabbing fiancee in Brooklyn home in apparent domestic murder

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Tuesday, June 13, 2023
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CONEY ISLAND, New York (WABC) -- A woman was found fatally stabbed in her Coney Island home early Tuesday and her death is being investigated as the result of a domestic dispute.

Authorities responded to a 911 call at about 1:30 a.m. and found the victim's body in a hallway inside her residence on West 20th Street.

Sources say the suspect, Michael Walston, 50, accused the victim, his fiancée, of cheating on him.

He is accused of stabbing her in the neck and the torso with a kitchen knife.

The victim was brought to NYU Langone Hospital - Brooklyn where she was later pronounced dead.

The suspect is being held in custody with charges pending, and a knife has been recovered from the scene.

The investigation is ongoing.


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