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Woman Charged with Criminal Homicide for Fatal Stabbing of Boyfriend

2/1/2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Pamela Phillips, 57, is charged with criminal homicide for stabbing her boyfriend, Christopher Hopkins, last night inside their Lester Avenue apartment.

Phillips called 911 Friday at 10:15 p.m. to report that Hopkins, 56, had been stabbed. When officers arrived, they located Hopkins lying on the bedroom floor with a stab wound to his abdomen. He died at the scene.

Phillips initially said that she had accidentally stabbed Hopkins but later admitted that she stabbed him after a heated argument.

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Pamela Phillips, 57