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Defendant: Andrew Knight (DOB 03/27/2000)

Feb. 26, 2019 -- Westchester County District Attorney Anthony A. Scarpino, announced Andrew Knight of Ossining was arraigned on charges related to the stabbing death of Gregory Jackson, Jr. also of Ossining. Westchester County Court Judge George Fufidio presided.

A Westchester County Grand Jury indicted Knight on the following:

  • Murder in the Second Degree, a class A violent felony
  • Manslaughter in the First Degree, a class B violent felony
  • Criminal Possession of a Weapon in the Fourth Degree, a misdemeanor

Knight was remanded into custody. He is scheduled to be back in court March 12, 2019.

Background
Ossining Police arrested Knight Feb. 7, 2019, in the Bronx for the fatal stabbing of 21-year-old Gregory Jackson Jr. It is alleged, the teens had a prior dispute over an article of clothing before they met on James Street in Ossining after 4 p.m. Jan. 28, 2019. Following an argument, Knight stabbed Jackson with a kitchen knife. Jackson was taken by ambulance to a local hospital. He died from his wounds later that week on Friday, Feb. 1, 2019.

In addition to Ossining Police, the DA’s Office worked with the FBI's Westchester County Safe Streets Task Force, Westchester County Police, New York State and New York City (NYPD) Police to investigate the crime.

ADA  Christine O’Connor, Chief of the Homicide Division, and Brian Bendish are prosecuting the case. 

Andrew Knight

Andrew Knight

 In compliance with the Rules of Professional Conduct, Rule 3.6, you are advised that a charge is merely an accusation and that a defendant is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.

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