Woman Arrested In Fatal Harlem Double Stabbing

Patch report that a Harlem woman is facing charges in relation to a double stabbing that took the life of a Bronx family man, police said.

Mary Saunders, 37, was arrested Monday and hit with second-degree murder and first-degree gang assault charges, police said. Saunders, a resident of Harlem, is accused of holding down 35-year-old Bronx father Hason Correa while an accomplice stabbed him to death on the night of Friday, Oct. 19, police said.

Officers arrived at 301 W. 152nd St. — located between Bradhurst Avenue and Frederick Douglass Boulevard — just before 11 p.m. on Friday night to find Corea and his father, 56-year-old Wesley Correa, suffering stab wounds to the chest, police said. Both men were rushed to Harlem Hospital, where the younger Correa was pronounced dead.

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Correa served in the New York Army National Guard for two years and served active duty in the United States Army for seven years, Pix11 reported. The veteran was a father to three children and had returned home after being medically released from the army for suffering an injury, according to the report.

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