WHITE PLAINS – A New Rochelle woman was arraigned in Westchester
County Court on Tuesday on a charge that she murdered her boyfriend.
Jonitha Alston, 33, was also charged with criminal possession of a weapon and endangering the welfare of a child in connection with the December 29, 2016 murder of Dennis Graham, who was 60.
Following investigation, police alleged that Alston stabbed Graham seven times in the chest in the apartment they shared.
Alston initially told responding officers that she was suffering from an anxiety attack and needed medical attention.
Graham was found sitting in a chair on the curb outside the apartment
with several stab wounds to his torso. He died early the next day at Jacobi
Alston, who remains in the Westchester County Jail, faces 25 years to life in state prison if convicted of murder.