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Delaware County man charged, deputies say he killed brother


FLEISCHMANNS, N.Y. (WBNG) -- The Delaware County Sheriff's Office announced on Friday that a man has been arrested and charged with murder.

At approximately 10:50 p.m. Thursday, Delaware County Sheriff's Deputies, New York State Police and the Margaretville Hospital Ambulance responded to a report of a stabbing on Main Street in Fleischmanns.

Officials say upon arrival, the sheriff's office identified the suspect as 19-year-old Dakota Hall, the brother of the victim. Hall was taken into custody without incident.

Sheriff's deputies and investigators arrested and charged Hall with murder in the 2nd degree. They say Hall was arraigned before Judge Lance and was ordered to be held without bail in the Delaware County Correctional Facility.

The investigation is ongoing and is being conducted by the Delaware County Sheriff's Office and New York State Police Forensic Identification Unit.

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