Alex Santiago charged with murder in fatal stabbing of girlfriend, Tara Beard-Sall

Police have arrested a man who they say fatally stabbed his girlfriend over the weekend before attempting to take his own life. According to investigators,

Cops say Alex Santiago stabbed Tara Beard-Sall in

Cops say Alex Santiago stabbed Tara Beard-Sall in the neck and then tried to take his own life.

BROOKLYN - Police have arrested a man who they say fatally stabbed his girlfriend over the weekend before attempting to take his own life.

According to investigators, 44-year-old Alex Santiago, of Sunset Park, stabbed 31-year-old Tara Beard-Sall in the neck at 336 51st St. Saturday morning. They say he then also stabbed himself in the neck.

Beard-Sall was prounounced dead at Lutheran Medical Center. Santiago is charged with murder and remains in critical condition.
 

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