Wake held for Katherine German, mother who was fatally stabbed

Friends and family gathered at a wake today to honor Katherine German.

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THE BRONX - Friends and family gathered at a wake today to honor Katherine German.

Police say the 20-year-old mother was fatally stabbed by the father of her child, Diones Espinal, in a domestic dispute that turned deadly.

Espinal allegedly rammed the SUV German and a male friend were in, causing the vehicle to flip over and trapping the pair on the Pelham Parkway.

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Authorities say Espinal then stabbed German several times while she was trapped in the vehicle.

The young mom had a restraining order against Espinal, who is now behind bars.

Another viewing is scheduled for Sunday at the Eternity Funeral Home on Gun Hill Road.

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