Man charged with murder in fatal Hawley Green neighborhood stabbing
Fri, 10 May 2013 16:04:50 GMT — A Syracuse man has been arrested and is charged with second-degree murder in connection with a stabbing on Gertrude Street in Syracuseâ??s Hawley Green neighborhood Thursday afternoon.Talarico Young, 27, is charged with second-degree murder in the death of 38-year-old Johanna Pagan. He entered a not-guilty plea.According to the felony complaint, Young admitted during an interview with police that he stabbed Pagan. There is reported physical and/or forensic evidence that links Young to the crime.Pagan was found dead in a vacant apartment at 121 Gertrude Street after neighbors heard her screaming for help around 3:45 p.m. Thursday afternoon. Officials say a person was seen running from the home.Court papers indicate that multiple witnesses identified Young as fleeing the house after hearing Pagan screaming for help. Young was stopped by police a few blocks from the crime scene.Police say Pagan's exact cause of death will be determined by the Onondaga County Medical Examiner.A police news conference is scheduled for 2:00 p.m. Friday. Watch the news conference in the video player above.
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