Wednesday, February 8, 2012

Carnegie, PA: Boyfriend charged in Carnegie stabbing death

The boyfriend of a woman who was fatally stabbed early today in Carnegie has been charged in her death.

Jeffery Allen Maloy, 26, is awaiting arraignment on a homicide charge in the death of 36-year-old Melissa Bowers.

Carnegie police Chief Jeffrey Harbin said police were called to an apartment at 103 Railroad Ave. for a report of a stabbing at 4:30 a.m.

Mr. Maloy was standing outside the apartment. Inside, they found Ms. Bowers dead.

This morning, Chief Harbin would not elaborate on why he was a suspect, but said "when the police got there, there was a conversation that led to police taking him into custody."

Police later learned the attack was preceded by a fight.

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