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McKeesport woman charged with homicide in boyfriend's fatal South Side stabbing

Renatta Signorini
| Wednesday, Nov. 8, 2017, 7:39 a.m.

A McKeesport woman was charged with homicide Wednesday in the fatal stabbing of her boyfriend inside a South Side apartment, according to Pittsburgh police.

Cassandra Locke, 52, is accused of stabbing a 49-year-old McKeesport man Tuesday night inside a third-floor apartment of a South 21st Street building, police said in a news release. The victim went to the building's lobby, where he collapsed. Police reported finding him with a chest wound lying on the floor at 10:50 p.m. He was transported by ambulance to UPMC Mercy, where he died at 11:41 p.m., the release stated.

Locke had not been arraigned on the charge.

Renatta Signorini is a Tribune-Review staff writer. Reach her at 724-837-5374, rsignorini@tribweb.com or via Twitter @byrenatta.

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