Release posted on 02/21/2023 at 8:43 a.m.
At 6:40 p.m., Monday, February 20th, officers responded to 860 9th Avenue South for a woman who had been stabbed. Mary Colon-Wright (DOB 8-17-71) died of her injuries.
A suspect, Jasmine Sephus (12-12-90), was arrested and charged with 2nd Degree Murder. Her booking photo is attached.
The two women were known to each other. They became involved in a verbal dispute, and Sephus fatally stabbed Colon-Wright.
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