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Scranton woman pleads guilty to stabbing fiance

Eileen Dougherty pleaded guilty Friday to the stabbing death of her fiance that happened back in March of 2021.

SCRANTON, Pa. — A woman from Scranton pleaded guilty Friday to murder charges after stabbing her fiance.

Officials say in March of 2021, Eileen Dougherty stabbed George Shencavitz at a home on Delaware Street in Scranton.

Shencavitz later died at the hospital.

Dougherty faces up to 40 years in prison.

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