A Mount Vernon man was sentenced to 15 years in prison after he pleaded guilty to stabbing his ex-girlfriend with a kitchen knife last year, the Westchester District Attorney’s Office announced today.
Jonathan Green, 39, of Mount Vernon,will serve a determinate sentence of 15 years after he, which is a Class B felony, in March.
Green stabbed the woman in front of Greater Centennial Church, located at 311 South 8th Ave., on Aug. 3 2011. The attack happened as the woman was leaving gospel choir practice.
Authorities said Green stabbed the 53-year-old woman multiple times with a kitchen knife, before it broke off and remained lodged in her back. Green fled the scene, but he was eventually caught in Pelham on Aug. 5.
The woman was transported to Jacobi Medical Center in the Bronx, where she was treated for her injuries.
Green left the victim threatening cell phone messages prior to the attack, according to the district attorney’s office.
The case was prosecuted by Assistant District Attorney Amy Puerto, an assistant district attorney and the deputy chief of the Domestic Violence Bureau.