Man, woman charged in stabbing death of Brooklyn teen

The 17-year-old victim was stabbed in the chest in early June.

The 17-year-old victim was stabbed in the chest in early June. (7/8/15)

BROOKLYN - A man and a woman have been arrested and charged in the stabbing death of a Brooklyn teen last month. 

According to police, 18-year-old Jermaine Matthews and 20-year-old Donasia Vassell are both facing murder and other charges for the killing of 17-year-old John Garrett in Crown Heights. 

As News 12 previously reported, the suspects were caught on surveillance video struggling with the victim before he was stabbed in the chest near Eastern Parkway and Utica Avenue late at night on June 10. 

A second teenager, identified as 18-year-old Jamal Joseph, was also fatally stabbed nearby on the same night. However, authorities have not connected the two cases. 

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