A Utica man has died as a result of a stab wound sustained during a domestic argument Wednesday morning in the city. Utica Police were called to 1021 Dudley Ave around 11:45AM Wednesday. They found a male with a stab wound to the chest laying at the bottom of a stairwell. Jose Compres-Matos, 31, from Utica, died at St. Elizabeth Hospital.
Evidence uncovered in the police investigation indicated that there had been an argument between Compres-Matos and his partner, Natalie Sanchez Ramirez, 30, also from Utica. Police believe that the argument between the two became physical and that Sanchez Ramirez stabbed her partner.
Sanchez Ramirez has been charged with First Degree Manslaughter. Utica Police continue to investigate the incident and are asking for any information you may have. The police request that you call 315-223-3556 with any information that can help the investigation.