PHILADELPHIA (CBS) —  Authorities say 25-year-old Alonzo Carter allegedly stabbed the mother of his 3-year-old son to death.

alonzo carter Officials: 25 Year Old Man Stabs Woman To Death In Front Of Children

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Police say the incident happened at an apartment on the 600 block of West Ninth Street in Chester, in front of the woman’s two children.

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Chester City police identified the victim as 25-year-old Devanna Cornitcher.

Carter was denied bail and is now detained at the George Hill correctional facility.

A preliminary hearing is set for May 8th.

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