Somebody Got Murdered: Hopeful Father Stabbed in Harlem

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DATE: Saturday, June 13, 2009, at approximately 2:40 a.m.
LOCATION: Vicinity of West 159 Street and Saint Nicholas Avenue.

A 19-year-old father was found fatally stabbed early Saturday morning at West 159th Street and St. Nicholas Avenue, the police say. He was taken to Columbia Presbyterian Hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

The Daily News reported that the victim, Darkell Cooper, was looking forward to bringing his girlfriend and their baby back to New York, and moving in with them. The motive was still unclear, the newspaper reported.

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