Chicago woman charged in death of Evanston man

Paige Leskin, City Editor

Police arrested a Chicago woman in connection with Monday’s stabbing death of an Evanston resident, authorities said.

Veronica Wilson, 48, has been charged with the first-degree murder of 46-year-old Andrew Brown. The stabbing occurred in Chicago’s South Shore neighborhood, police said.

Police found Brown lying on the sidewalk in the 3000 block of East Cheltenham Place in Chicago at about 12:19 a.m. on Monday unresponsive. 

Brown was pronounced dead at the scene at about 12:49 a.m., police said. His death was ruled a homicide caused by multiple stab and inside wounds, according to the Cook County Medical Examiner’s Office.

Wilson was due in Chicago’s bond court Wednesday, police said.

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