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Person of interest in deadly stabbing arrested

ROCKVILLE, Maryland -- The Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office says Melanie Eam has been arrested in Maryland and is awaiting extradition back to Palm Beach County.

Eam is a person of interest in an investigation of a fatal stabbing in Loxahatchee Thursday morning.

PBSO says 21-year-old James Barry was killed Thursday near Glasgow Drive and Seminole Pratt Whitney Road.

Friends of Barry say he and Eam used to date.

Eam was located in Maryland on Friday. PBSO detectives traveled to Maryland and conducted interviews with her.

An arrest warrant was signed and Eam was arrested by local authorities in Maryland with PBSO detectives assisting.

She will be in the custody of Maryland authorities until she is extradited back to Palm Beach County.

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