Woman arrested in cousin's stabbing death

Police arrested a Frankford woman after she allegedly stabbed her cousin to death during a weekend argument.

Shaliyah M. Snipe, 19, of Leiper Street near Orthodox, was charged yesterday with murder and possession of an instrument of crime after police say she stabbed her cousin Daneeka Snipe, 19, of Rockland Street near 11th in Logan, in the neck during an argument late Saturday night.

Daneeka Snipe died at Albert Einstein Medical Center about 1 a.m. yesterday, an hour after she was attacked a block from her home, said Officer Jillian Russell, a police spokeswoman. Shaliyah Snipe is being held without bail pending a Dec. 24 preliminary hearing.

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