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New York State Police say a Chenango County man is being charged in connection with the stabbing death of another man.

Troopers say Kyle Whitfield of Greene was arrested yesterday, one day before his 29th birthday and charged with murder.

Authorities say Whitfield is accused of stabbing 33 year old James Button Junior of Greene during an altercation shortly before 3:30 yesterday afternoon at his home on Loomis Lane.

Whitfield was arraigned on the murder charge and sent to the Chenango County Jail without bail.