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Gresham woman charged with murder in stabbing death

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Victim was her boyfriend


by: CONTRIBUTED:MULTNOMAH COUNTY - Latoya GilbertGresham police report that Latoya S. Gilbert, 33, of Gresham was arrested Monday, May 19, and charged with the murder of Stephen Markeith Delarose, 32.

Officers responded to Gilbert's apartment in the 17900 block of East Burnside Street near 181st Avenue at around 3 a.m. that same day where they found Delarose with a stab wound but still alive. Emergency medical technicians were unable to save his life, according to Gresham police. Gilbert was arrested shortly after.

Authorities said Delarose and Gilbert were in a domestic relationship and that Delarose was from California.

Police said there are no further suspects, but the investigation will continue.