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Suspect Arrested In Fatal Mount Vernon Stabbing

Mount Vernon Police have arrested a man who they say is a suspect in a stabbing on Beekman Avenue.
Mount Vernon Police have arrested a man who they say is a suspect in a stabbing on Beekman Avenue. Photo Credit: File Photo

UPDATED, 6:50 p.m. MOUNT VERNON, N.Y. – Lucius Crawford, 60, of Mount Vernon, was arrested Tuesday as the suspect in a fatal stabbing earlier in the day, police said. He had not been charged with anything as of 7 p.m.

The victim was a woman, stabbed at Crawford’s apartment at No. 7 Beekman Ave., police said.

Police said Crawford is a convicted felon, having served 13 years in a South Carolina prison for attempted murder. He was released on parole in 2008, with parole set to expire in 2014.

Police said he was seen riding a bicycle away from the scene.

The victim was not identified by police.

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