East Hartford woman charged with murdering boyfriend with scissors

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EAST HARTFORD – East Hartford police arrested a woman Thursday and charged her with murdering her boyfriend with a pair of scissors.

Police said that on Thursday they arrested Samantha Wheeler, 27, and charged her with murder for her involvement in the incident that occurred at the Madison Inn  located at 393 Main Street on February 11.

Wheeler got into an argument with her boyfriend, Myron Sanborn, who was stabbed with scissors and later died at Hartford Hospital, according to police.

Wheeler was arrested by warrant Thursday at Manchester Superior Court on other unrelated charges. She is currently being held on $1,000,000 bail.

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