Two Fresno Women Booked In Connection To Murder

Two women were arrested Wednesday in connection to an early June murder.

Lachelle Pearce, 44, and 47-year-old Deborah White, both from Fresno, were booked for the June 6 stabbing death of 43-year-old Mark Malone.

The fatal stabbing happened near the area of Cedar and Shields avenues.

Authorities say the two had threatened people who had seen the murder.

Pearce was booked for murder and dissuading a witness from testifying.

White was booked for dissuading a witness and being an accessory.