Thursday, October 5, 2017




Mount Vernon man sentenced in stabbing death


WHITE PLAINS – A Mount Vernon man was sentenced in Westchester County Court Wednesday to 14 years in state prison after pleading guilty to manslaughter.

Donte Pace,, 22, stabbed James Puryear to death when he approached him on Elm Street in Yonkers on October 18, 2016. The victim was unarmed. After the attack, Puryear ran across the street and collapsed. A Good Samaritan called 911.

Yonkers Police arrested Pace on October 28.


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