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35-year-old Amherst man charged with murder in Wheatfield stabbing

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Posted at 7:49 PM, Jan 12, 2022

WHEATFIELD, N.Y. (WKBW) — The Niagara County Sheriff's Office says a 35-year-old Amherst man has been charged with second degree murder in the death of a West Seneca man in Wheatfield.

Investigators say Leroy Cheek allegedly killed 25-year-old Jesse Gonzalez Miranda on Tuesday.

Officials say Gonzalez Miranda was stabbed inside a home on Niagara Road, Tuesday night.

Cheek is being held in Niagara County Jail.