UPDATE: Woman charged for allegedly stabbing, killing cousin

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YORK, Pa. (WHTM) — A York city man died in his home from injuries he received during an altercation, according to a release from the York County Coroner’s Office.

The York County Coroner’s Office was dispatched to the 300 block of E. King Street in York around 11:40 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 26, for a fatality that was first reported as the result of a shooting but is now believed to have been the result of a stabbing, where Joselito Pagan-Ocasio, 36, was found deceased.

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On Tuesday, the York County coroner said an autopsy showed Pagan-Ocasio died from a stab wound to the chest and called the manner of death a homicide, indicating that the victim did not stab himself.

Three days after Pagan-Ocasio’s death, his cousin, Ninoska Santos-Cruz, 23, was arrested and charged for the homicide.

York City Police continue to investigate the incident. Anyone with information about it is asked to contact the York City Police at 717-846-1234 or 717-849-2219 or via the CRIMEWATCH app or York City Police website.

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