HACKENSACK, New Jersey — A northern New Jersey man has pleaded not guilty to charges that he fatally stabbed his sister at their family's home.
The Record (http://bit.ly/1yJOXNC) reports that 18-year-old Travis Gallo entered his pleas Monday during an arraignment held in Hackensack. He faces several counts, including first-degree murder and weapons counts.
Gallo was 17 when the stabbing occurred in December 2013, and a judge ruled that he could be tried as an adult.
Authorities say Gallo stabbed his 20-year-old sister, Teia, multiple times with a kitchen knife in their family's home in Washington Township, an affluent suburb just northwest of upper Manhattan. He remains jailed on $2 million bail.
Authorities have said the attack apparently occurred during an argument between the two siblings, but further details haven't been disclosed.
Information from: The Record (Woodland Park, New Jersey), http://www.northjersey.com
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