Fatal Stabbing: Man Pleads Not Guilty

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CLEVELAND — A man accused of a deadly stabbing on Cleveland’s east side pleaded not guilty to murder.

Willmer Scott, 61, was arraigned Saturday.  His bond was set at $1 million.

Scott is accused of killing his girlfriend, Joyce Marie Williams, 53.

She was found Thursday morning around 2 a.m. with multiple stab wounds in the 400 block of East 149th Street.

Scott surrendered to Barberton police later that day.

Williams was taken to MetroHealth Medical Center, where she died.