Police arrest man in stabbing death of 18-year-old homeless man

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Police arrested Cheikh Fall in connection to the Moonday stabbing death of a homeless teenager. (NYPD)

Police arrested Cheikh Fall in connection to the Moonday stabbing death of a homeless teenager. (NYPD)

HAMILTON HEIGHTS, Manhattan — Police arrested a 33-year-old man Thursday for the stabbing death of a teenager in Manhattan earlier this week.

Cheichk Fall allegedly repeatedly stabbed Ashton Niles, 18, in the torso on Monday afternoon, police said. He’s been charged with murder and criminal posession of a weapon.

Niles was rushed to Harlem Hospital, but didn’t survive.

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