Newburgh man sentenced to 15 years in state prison for fatal stabbing of 38-year-old

Officials say 28-year-old Eric Mccollum stabbed Jose Soto during a verbal dispute on Broadway in Newburgh.

News 12 Staff

Dec 22, 2023, 1:56 PM

Updated 213 days ago

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A Newburgh man has been sentenced to 15 years in state prison for the fatal stabbing of a 38-year-old last May.
Officials say 28-year-old Eric Mccollum stabbed Jose Soto during a verbal dispute on Broadway in Newburgh. Soto later died of his injuries.
Mccollum was arrested a few days later. The Orange County District Attorney’s Office says he pled guilty to manslaughter.


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