Wednesday, June 6, 2018




Yonkers man pleads guilty to stabbing his wife to death


WHITE PLAINS – A Yonkers resident pled guilty before Westchester County Court Judge Barry Warhit on Tuesday to murder in the stabbing death of his wife on May 2017.

Joseph Abraham faces 25 years to life in state prison when sentenced in August.

He pled to killing Amanda Trench in their apartment following an argument at about 1:30 in the morning of May 21, 2017. At 9 a.m., Abraham was found unconscious in a full bathtub. Cuts were visible on his wrists and the right side of his neck. His wife’s body was found in their bedroom slumped over the bed with several stab wounds and a large amount of blood visible around her. Two knives were recovered from the bedroom near her body. 

Abraham was taken to the hospital for treatment.


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