Judge bound over all charges for trial for man charged in fatal stabbing

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A man charged with stabbing his girlfriend to death was in Erie County Court today for his preliminary hearing.

James Gilbert was arrested after police say he stabbed his girlfriend with a kitchen knife then stabbed himself in the chest.  The crime happened in the 5700 block of Mill Street in August.  The victim, identified as 20-year-old Marinda Matasowski died shortly after.

The judge bound over all charges for trial today.  No date set yet for next court appearance.

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