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Pregnant Hill District woman ordered to trial

| Saturday, June 18, 2011, 12:00 p.m.

A pregnant woman was ordered during a preliminary hearing on Friday to stand trial on charges in the fatal stabbing of her boyfriend.

Ashley Wilson, 23, is charged with criminal homicide in the May 22 stabbing of Marquis White, 22, during an argument in an apartment on Grove Street regarding a picture of another woman she saw on a computer. She is accused of stabbing him in the chest.

Wilson's lawyer, Phil DiLucente, said that his client, who is seven months pregnant, was defending herself when she grabbed a knife and used it to "push off" White, who had pinned her against a wall.

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