Man, 26, arrested on murder charge in connection with woman’s stabbing death

(Photo supplied/St. Joseph County Jail)

A 26-year-old man has been charged with murder in connection with the stabbing death of of a woman is South Bend.

Jessica Yost’s body was found near Wilson Primary Center back in March. Maximilian Kleiman was arrested on Wednesday and booked into the St. Joseph County Jail.

Prosecutors say Yost died during an apparent fight with Kleiman after the two did drugs and drank alcohol.

Kleiman was also found injured, having suffered stab wounds, as well as bruising and red marks.


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