Authorities say a woman who had been stabbed pointed the finger at her boyfriend before she died, saying "He killed me."
Twenty-five-year-old Darren Morales of Coolbaugh Township is charged with criminal homicide in Thursday's death of 41-year-old Mahuanki Figueroa.
Authorities allege that Morales first told police that she picked up a kitchen knife during a fight and accidentally cut her own throat after he grabbed her.
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But they said he later acknowledged that she told a neighbor trying to provide first aid that he was responsible.
Court documents indicate that Morales was being represented by the county public defender's office, which rang unanswered Saturday.