Correction: Jordan is currently being held at the Tompkins County Jail until arraignment.
ITHACA, N.Y.—Tompkins County District Attorney Matt Van Houten announced on Friday that Jeremiah Jordan has been indicted on charges related to the stabbing of a man in late October.
Jordan, 39, has been charged with with Murder in the Second Degree, Criminal Possession of a Weapon in the Third degree, and Tampering with Physical Evidence. According to the complaint against Jordan, he was at the police headquarters on Oct. 29 when he admitted to police that he stabbed Michael Monroe. Jordan is facing a maximum sentence of 25 years to life for Murder in the Second Degree.
Jordan has not yet been arraigned, and so has not yet made a plea, nor been proved guilty. He is scheduled to be arraigned on Nov. 28 at the Tompkins County Courthouse.
Details surrounding the incident are sparse, but the crime took place around 1 a.m. on Oct. 28. Monroe was found dead along the Six Mile Creek Walk, a paved path running along a portion of a gorge in the City of Ithaca just behind the Tompkins County Public Library, and across the creek from the Ithaca Police Department.