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Buffalo man sentenced for fatally stabbing victim in city's Lovejoy neighborhood


Wed, Aug 16th 2023 10:50 am

Submitted by the Erie County District Attorney’s Office

Erie County District Attorney John J. Flynn announced 23-year-old Joshua Eddy of Buffalo was sentenced yesterday morning before State Supreme Court Justice Paul B. Wojtaszek to 22 years in prison followed by five years of post-release supervision.

On Sunday, June 26, 2022, at approximately 11 p.m., the defendant stabbed two victims with a knife during an altercation. The crime occurred in the area of Ideal Street and East Lovejoy Street in the City of Buffalo.

One victim, a 27-year-old male, was taken to ECMC where he was hospitalized for an injury to his upper leg. The other victim, 32-year-old Hasheen Wilson, was stabbed multiple times in the chest and back. He was taken by ambulance to ECMC where he was pronounced dead.

Eddy pleaded guilty to one count of manslaughter in the first degree (class “B” violent felony) on June 20, 2023.

DA Flynn commends the Buffalo Police Department homicide squad for its work in the investigation.

The case was prosecuted by Assistant District Attorney Eugene T. Partridge III of the homicide unit.

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