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The Bobster
01-22-2017, 06:56 AM
http://philadelphia.cbslocal.com/2017/01/21/southwest-philadelphia-woman-stabbed-to-death/

Southwest Philadelphia Woman Stabbed To Death
January 21, 2017 7:28 PM

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — An elderly woman was stabbed to death Saturday in Southwest Philadelphia. Authorities say it looks like a family member was responsible.

It was a little after 5:30 in the evening when police say a 70-year-old woman was found inside her home with multiple stab wounds in her body.

She was pronounced dead on the scene.

No arrests were made but authorities believe they know who did this, the elderly woman’s 29-year-old relative.

The stabbing happened on Caesar place near 80th Street.

“I can not believe this,” said Victor Jackson, who lives nearby.

He told CBS 3 Eyewitness News the victim was well liked in the community.

“For current events she was always a good conversationalist for that, always looked forward to speaking with her,” Jackson said.

Neighbors say this was her home for a very long time.

The Bobster
01-22-2017, 07:09 AM
http://www.nbcphiladelphia.com/news/local/Woman-Stabbing-Philadelphia-Male-Relative--411429385.html

Man Stabs Grandmother to Death: Police
Police believe the suspect in the woman's murder is her 29-year-old relative.
By David Chang
Published at 8:02 PM EST on Jan 21, 2017 | Updated at 11:03 PM EST on Jan 21, 2017

A man stabbed his grandmother to death early Saturday evening in the Eastwick section of Philadelphia, according to investigators.

Police say the 29-year-old man stabbed his maternal grandmother several times inside a home on the 7900 block of Caesar Place at 5:38 p.m. The 70-year-old woman was pronounced dead at 6:17 p.m.

Sources close to the investigation told NBC10 the man was also accused of previously assaulting his paternal grandmother.

The suspect was last seen leaving the home wearing a black skull cap, blue hooded sweatshirt with dark sleeves and blue jeans. :mad: Police have not released a detailed description of him but say he is short with a stocky build. :mad:

If you have any information on the incident, please call Philadelphia Police.

The Bobster
01-23-2017, 02:35 PM
http://philadelphia.cbslocal.com/2017/01/23/police-man-stabs-to-death-70-year-old-grandmother-during-argument/

Police: Man Stabs To Death 70-Year-Old Grandmother During Argument
January 23, 2017 11:41 AM

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PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — A man has been charged with murder after police say he stabbed his 70-year-old grandmother to death during an argument.

Derrick Dabney, 29, was arrested and charged with murder in the stabbing death of 70-year-old Geraldine McCoy.

The incident happened just after 5:30 p.m. Saturday inside McCoy’s home in the 7900 block of Caesar Place.

Grandson Arrested In Stabbing Death Of 70-Year-Old Woman In Southwest Philly

Police say McCoy was found inside her second floor bedroom, lying face down on her bed with multiple stab wounds to her back and arms.

Police say McCoy’s daughter told them she had just arrived at her mother’s home when she saw her son leaving.

She was pronounced dead at the scene.

“I cannot believe this,” said Victor Jackson, who lives nearby. “She was my neighbor, very hard working. She established a very nice home here for herself. She raised her children here in her home, and I just can’t believe it.”

On Sunday, authorities announced the arrest of the victim’s 29-year-old grandson. Police say Dabney returned to the home a few hours after the stabbing, where he was taken into custody.