14-year-old charged with New York student's murder, robbery | IOL News

A 14-year-old has been arrested in the fatal stabbing of a Barnard College student in a Manhattan park in December.

2020-02-15 10:00:00 PM

A 14-year-old has been arrested in the fatal stabbing of a Barnard College student in a Manhattan park in December.

A 14-year-old has been arrested in the fatal stabbing of a Barnard College student in a Manhattan park in December.

The teen has been indicted by a grand jury and was taken into custody Friday night without incident, New York City Police Commissioner Dermot Shea said at a news conference. He was charged with second-degree murder and robbery in the attack on 18-year-old Tessa Majors.

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“We are confident that we have the person in custody who stabbed her,” Shea said. “And that person will face justice in a court of law.”He has been charged as an adult. His attorney at Harlem Neighbor Defender Service did not immediately return a call seeking comment.

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