Syracuse woman charged with manslaughter for allegedly running down her boyfriend with a van

State News

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (WSYR-TV) – A woman is now facing manslaughter charges after her boyfriend died from injuries sustained when she allegedly ran him over with a van. 

According to Syracuse Police, 33-year-old Ajja McClain ran down her boyfriend, Michael Garrett, the day after Thanksgiving following a fight. 

In December, Garrett died from from complications from the injuries he sustained in the incident. 

McClain was initially charged with fourth-degree criminal possession of a weapon and second-degree assault. 

She is now facing a manslaughter charge in connection to Garrett’s death.

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