Buffalo Police Release Names In Double Stabbing

January 18, 2011 Updated Jan 18, 2011 at 2:23 PM EDT

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Buffalo Police Release Names In Double Stabbing

January 18, 2011 Updated Jan 18, 2011 at 2:23 PM EDT

BUFFALO, NY ( WKBW ) 45 year old Maria Pagan was killed after being repeatedly stabbed with a samurai sword at her home on Normal Avenue on Buffalo's upper west side Monday.

Her daughter, 15 year old Zayra Pagan, was also stabbed and is being treated at Women and Children's Hospital. She is an honor student at Hutch Tech.

The suspect, reportedly the mother's boyfriend, is 63 year old Juan Castro. He was in possession of the samurai sword in the street when confronted by police. Despite attempts by police to reason with him, he was shot on the scene. He is in critical condition at ECMC.

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