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Suspect in fatal drug-related Harlem stabbing nabbed in North Carolina

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A suspect in a fatal drug-related Harlem stabbing has been nabbed in North Carolina, police said Monday.

Derrick Nichols was arrested in Greensboro on March 30 and extradited back to New York Friday, where he was charged with murder.

Nichols, 32, is accused of stabbing 27-year-old Justin Mock in the upper body during a confrontation near W. 144th St. and Adam Clayton Powell Jr. Blvd. about 11:30 p.m. March 13. Nichols lives just up the block from where the slaying occurred.

Medics rushed Mock to Harlem Hospital but he could not be saved. Police say the killing was drug related.

The victim lived in the Bronx, according to police.

Source (Ny Daily news)

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