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Phelan woman arrested on suspicion of stabbing, killing boyfriend

PHELAN, Calif. (VVNG.com) — A Phelan woman was arrested in connection with the murder of her 54-year-old boyfriend Wednesday, authorities said.

Yvonne Cassady, 56, was arrested and booked into jail on suspicion of murder, according to the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department. She is being held without bail.

Deputies were called to the residence in the 11500 block of Eaby Road in Phelan at about 7:22 pm, on January 30, 2019, and found the victim with a stab wound.

“When deputies arrived lifesaving measures were being performed, however, the victim was pronounced deceased at the scene,” stated a sheriff’s news release.

Sheriff’s Homicide Detectives responded to conduct the investigation. Following the investigation, Detectives arrested the victim’s girlfriend, Yvonne Cassady. 

Cassady was booked at West Valley Detention Center for Murder and is expected to be arraigned on February 4, 2019, in Victorville courtroom.  

The name of the victim is being withheld pending family notification 

No additional information is being released at this time. Updates will be issued as new information becomes available. 

The investigation is ongoing and anyone with information is urged to contact the Specialized Investigations Division, Detective Josh Guerry at (909)387-3589. Callers can remain anonymous and contact WeTip at (800)78-CRIME or www.wetip.com.

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