NYPD: 14-year-old girl arrested in fatal stabbing incident

Police say they found 35-year-old Jose Valarezo unconscious with a stab wound to the groin at the intersection of East 170th Street and Morris Avenue. 

Adolfo Carrion

Oct 19, 2023, 12:53 AM

Updated 219 days ago

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A 14-year-old girl has been arrested and charged with multiple crimes, including murder, after stabbing and killing a man in Claremont, according to the NYPD. 
The incident took place before 7 a.m. on Tuesday morning. Police say they found 35-year-old Jose Valarezo unconscious with a stab wound to the groin at the intersection of East 170th Street and Morris Avenue. 
Police say that three other suspects are wanted for this incident, and that the fatal stabbing took place during a robbery.
The victim was pronounced dead at the hospital. 


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