Nehemiah Terry-Peterson charged in fatal NYC stabbing of his 74-year-old uncle Simon Beverly: NYPD


A Manhattan man was charged with murder in the fatal stabbing of his uncle inside the relative’s Sugar Hill home.

Nehemiah Terry-Peterson, 23, was arrested just about 12 hours after Simon Beverly, 74, was found inside his apartment on West 151st Street near Broadway with knife wounds to his torso, cops said.

Beverly was found around 6 a.m. after authorities got a 911 call to come to the apartment. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

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The young man stabbed his 74-year-old uncle at West 151st street. Google Street View

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Police arrived at the scene at 6 a.m., however, it is still unclear what started the altercation. MAYBAYBUTTER

Terry-Peterson was also slapped with a criminal possession of a weapon charge, the NYPD said.

The nephew allegedly stabbed Beverly once in the chest during an argument, sources said. It wasn’t immediately clear what the beef was about, police said.

At least one knife was recovered at the scene, according to sources.

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