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Inwood teenager stabbed to death by ex-boyfriend: police

Posted at 1:38 PM, Jan 01, 2013
and last updated 2013-01-01 13:46:55-05

Fort Benning FireA teenager in Inwood was stabbed to death by her ex-boyfriend on Monday, police say.

19-year-old Edith Rojas was attacked by the 21-year-old man in front of 75 Thayer St. between Broadway and Sherman Avenue, according to NYPD.

Rojas’s stepfather was found cradling her body, the family said.

Rojas broke up with the ex-boyfriend, who, after the attack, fled to a nearby park and stabbed himself.  Police apprehended him in Fort Tryon Park.

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