Two men charged with fatal stabbing of Angelica Escamilla during Lincoln Square brawl

Chicago Sun-Times Wire

Two men have been charged with a stabbing that left 20-year-old woman Angelica Escamilla dead and a 19-year-old man hurt during a melee Monday afternoon in the North Side Lincoln Square neighborhood.

Raymond Boyle, 21; and Dalton Stropes, 20, are each charged with two counts of murder, one count of mob action, and one count of aggravated battery with a weapon, all felonies, according to Chicago Police.

The fight happened about 3:30 p.m. Monday in the 2100 block of West Windsor, police said. One of the men, armed with a knife, stabbed Escamilla, according to police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office. A 19-year-old man was also beaten.

Raymond Boyle | Chicago Police

Raymond Boyle | Chicago Police

Escamilla, of the 4200 block of North Lincoln, was taken to Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center, where she was pronounced dead at 4:20 p.m., according to the medical examiner’s office.

An autopsy found she died of a stab wound to the chest and her death was ruled a homicide.

Police initially said the attack was domestic-related. No motive was provided Thursday morning.

Boyle, of the 1500 block of North Pulaski; and Stropes, of the 2000 block of West Arthur, are scheduled to appear in bond court Thursday.

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