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Update: Police Make Arrest In Stabbing Death of Male on the North Side

Date: June 22, 2019
Incident Type: Homicide
Location: Zone 1

Pittsburgh Bureau of Police Detectives from the Homicide Unit have arrested Maneca Pressley in the stabbing death of a male in the 2100 block of Perrysville Avenue on June 21.

Pressley, 29 of Pittsburgh, has been charged with Criminal Homicide and Possessing Instruments of Crime - Criminal Instruments.

Incident Background:

Pittsburgh Bureau of Police officers from Zone 1, as well as members of the Violent Crimes Unit, responded to reports of a male stabbed in the 2100 block of Perrysville Avenue at 7:05 p.m.

When officers arrived on scene they found a male inside a residence with stab wounds to the upper chest area, bleeding heavily.

He was transported to a local hospital where he was later pronounced deceased.


Maneca Pressley

Reporting PIO:
Cara Cruz