Man accused in fatal Hempstead stabbing held without bond

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HEMPSTEAD -

A homeless man was in court Tuesday after being accused of murdering his sister's boyfriend.

Roy Christmas is facing second-degree murder charges in the stabbing of William Pinckney, of Freeport, on Warner Avenue in Hempstead earlier this month.

Police say Christmas was fighting with his sister over a $60 debt.

They say Christmas killed Pinckney when Pinckney stepped in to protect his girlfriend.

Christmas was arrested Monday and was held without bond after his arraignment.

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