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Dunkirk fatal stabbing suspect taken into custody

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Posted at 5:32 PM, May 29, 2019
and last updated 2019-05-29 17:33:11-04

DUNKIRK, N.Y. (WKBW) — The Dunkirk Police Department announced the suspect in a fatal stabbing incident was taken into custody Wednesday.

Police say 26-year-old Ashlyann M. Lopez-Lopez is charged with manslaughter in the first degree following the investigation into the stabbing death of a 15-year-old girl.

Lopez-Lopez was arraigned in Dunkirk City Court with bail set at $500,000/$1,000,000 and she was remanded to the Chautauqua County Jail.

Police say the investigation is still ongoing and anyone with information is asked to call the Dunkirk Police Department at 366-2266 or the tip line at 363-0313.