Mount Vernon man sentenced for fatal 2022 stabbing

Rasheed Binns, 42, pleaded guilty to first-degree manslaughter last August.

News 12 Staff

Oct 5, 2023, 9:27 PM

Updated 291 days ago

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A Mount Vernon man was sentenced to 10 years in prison for a deadly stabbing last year.
Rasheed Binns, 42, pleaded guilty to first-degree manslaughter last August.
The district attorney's office says he was sentenced Thursday in Westchester County Court.Authorities say an argument led to Binns stabbing 56-year-old Robert Higgins, of New Rochelle.
Officials say it happened inside a taxi stand that Higgins' brother owned.
Binns' fiancee, 39-year-old Leah Guy, of Mount Vernon, pleaded guilty to attempted hindering prosecution in the second-degree last August and was sentenced to a conditional discharge that same day.  


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