Woman pleads not guilty to fatal stabbing of teen in Dunkirk

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DUNKIRK, N.Y. (WIVB) — A woman has pleaded not guilty to manslaughter in the death of a teenager.

Ashlyann Lopez-Lopez was arrested by Dunkirk police this past May.

Authorities say she fatally stabbed a 15-year-old girl on Lincoln Ave. in the middle of that month.

Originally, Lopez-Lopez had been charged with first-degree manslaughter, but was indicted on a second-degree charge.

Her bail was reduced to $150,000. Prior to that, it was $500,000.

Further court proceedings will take place on September 9.

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