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Teen arrested in fatal stabbing of 18-year-old in Jamaica


| editorial@queenscourier.com

A Queens teen died from a stab wound in Jamaica.

A 17-year-old has been arrested for the murder of a Rosedale teen who was stabbed in Jamaica Saturday night, police said.

Andrew Benitez, of Jamaica, has been charged with second-degree homicide in connection to the death of 18-year-old Aaron Jefferson as well as criminal possession of a weapon.

Jefferson was found unconscious June 22 with a stab wound in his back outside an apartment complex at 148-25 89 Avenue around 10:20 p.m., cops said.

He was pronounced dead at Jamaica Hospital.

 

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