Arrest made in murder of NY firefighter at New Year's party

- New York State troopers said Friday that a 20-year-old New York college student has been charged with killing a young volunteer firefighter after a year-long investigation.

Justin Speights, 20, of Scotchtown, N.Y., was stabbed to death when he tried to break up a fight at a crowded New Year’s Eve house party.

Troopers announced that Juantae Brown of Spring Valley, N.Y. has been charged with the murder.

"I am thankful, very thankful, because some families that go through tragedies never get this," Lisa Speights told the Journal News when informed of the Brown's arrest in her son's killing.

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