Brooklyn man indicted in September stabbing death in Rome

By WKTV News

ROME, N.Y. (WKTV) - A Brooklyn man has now been indicted by an Oneida County Grand Jury in the murder of a Rome man.

Terrance Dames is accused of stabbing 20-year-old Stephan LaPointe to death last month on a Rome street corner.

Dames has told police that LaPointe started an argument with him by saying a racial slur, and that he wrestled a knife from LaPointe and stabbed him in self defense.

Dames also faces a weapons possession charge, forgery and false personation charges, as well as the murder charge.

He is due to be arraigned in Oneida County Court on Monday.

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