Woman indicted on murder charges in fatal stabbing - New York News

Woman indicted on murder charges in fatal stabbing

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HILLSIDE, N.J. (AP) - A woman accused of fatally stabbing her neighbor inside a northern New Jersey apartment complex earlier this year has been indicted on murder charges.

Ebony Harris of Hillside also faces weapons charges in the indictment that was recently handed up by a Union County grand jury. She would face at least 30 years in prison if she's convicted.

Prosecutors say the 24-year-old Harris and 49-year-old Yvonne Hogan got into an argument on July 1 that soon grew heated. Harris then went into her apartment and grabbed a steak knife, which she allegedly used to stab Hogan multiple times in the upper body.

Hogan died a short time later at a hospital.

A telephone number for Harris could not be located Sunday. It's not known if she has retained a lawyer.

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