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Man Fatally Stabs Girlfriend Working In New York City Bar, Then Knifes Himself – News18

Man Fatally Stabs Girlfriend Working In New York City Bar, Then Knifes Himself – News18

Curated By: Shankhyaneel Sarkar

Last Updated: April 01, 2024, 15:44 IST

New York, United States of America (USA)

Sarah McNally was stabbed to death by her boyfriend while she was working at a bar in New York City bar. (Image: Mary McNally/Facebook)

The woman, an Irish citizen, was working in the bar for the past one year.

A man fatally stabbed a woman inside an Irish pub in Queens over the weekend. The woman, Sarah McNally, 41, is an Irish citizen was stabbed by her boyfriend to death in front of the patrons. The Glendale resident died on the floor of the Ceili House pub on Grand Avenue in Maspeth after her boyfriend stabbed her in the neck on Saturday.

People familiar with the developments and people close to McNally described her as a โ€œsweet innocent girlโ€ from Ireland, according to a report by the New York Post.

โ€œShe was just standing there talkingโ€ฆ Her boyfriend came in โ€ฆ and he just walked right in and stabbed her. Then he started trying to stab himself. Horrible. Just horrible!โ€ one patron was quoted as saying by the US-based news outlet.

Police are yet to find out what led to the murder.

Police nabbed the attacker while he had a blade in each hand and was bleeding from his self-inflicted knife wounds. Cops tasered him to cow him into submission because he did not drop the knives when ordered.

The attacker is received treatment in NYC Health + Hospitals Elmhurst and remains in critical condition. Police said that the charges against him are pending.

The people mentioned above said that there was no history of domestic violence between the two.

Mike Lambe, a 62-year-old landlord who has lived about two blocks away from the bar for around 20 years, told the newspaper that the murdered McNally was a โ€œsweet, innocent girl from Longfordโ€. Longford is a county in Ireland.

She had been working at the bar less than a year, he said.

โ€œShe was an innocent!โ€ he said.

The man also pointed out that the street where the bar is located was facing crime-related issues and issues related to drugs.

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