Niagara falls teen pleads guilty to manslaughter in deadly bus station stabbing


BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) — A 19-year-old from Niagara Falls pleaded guilty to a manslaughter charge Wednesday morning in the 2020 deadly stabbing of a 17-year-old.

The 19-year-old, who was 17-years-old when it’s alleged she stabbed a Niagara Falls teen at the Ellicott Street bus station in Buffalo. The girl who was stabbed, died from a single wound to the chest, according to the Erie County District Attorney’s office.

The adolescent offender is eligible for youthful offender status when she’s sentenced on April 28, 2022, at 9:30 a.m. If granted, the 19-year-old would face a maximum of four years behind bars.

She’s out on bail and under supervision. The court ordered that she maintain employment and pursue a GED as conditions of her release.

Patrick Ryan is a digital producer who has been part of the News 4 team since 2020. See more of his work here.

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