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Defendant: Markell Richardson (DOB 03/17/94)

Nov. 19, 2020 -- Westchester County District Attorney Anthony A. Scarpino, Jr. announced Markell Richardson of Mount Vernon pleaded guilty to stabbing a woman in January.

Specifically, Richardson pleaded guilty to Assault in the Second Degree, a class D violent felony. He appeared in Westchester County Court before State Supreme Court Justice Barry Warhit.

Sentencing is scheduled for Jan. 28, 2021.

Background
On Jan. 11, 2020 at 3:55 a.m., in the vicinity of Ludlow Street and South Broadway in Yonkers, Markell Richardson stabbed a woman multiple times. The assault took place after Richardson, the victim and the victim’s girlfriend argued.

Assistant District Attorney Craig Ascher prosecuted the case.

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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