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Man charged with murder following fatal stabbing on Amherst Street

Posted at 4:36 PM, Dec 07, 2020

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WKBW) — A Buffalo man was charged with one count of second degree murder Monday following a fatal stabbing on Amherst Street.

The Erie County District Attorney's Office says 75-year-old Donald P. McCoy allegedly stabbed his girlfriend to death inside their apartment on the 800 block of Amherst Street on December 3.

55-year-old Adele Oliver-Reese was pronounced dead at the scene.

McCoy was remanded without bail and is due back in court December 11. He faces a maximum of 25 years to life in prison.