Man charged in girlfriend's stabbing death

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by Chris Paschenko/ The Daily News

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Posted on October 30, 2012 at 9:12 AM

Updated Tuesday, Oct 30 at 9:14 AM

GALVESTON — A woman stabbed to death during a domestic dispute became the city’s fourth homicide victim this year.

Jackie Bergara, 53, was found dead of a knife wound Sunday, and her boyfriend, Richard Beverly, 44, was charged with murder, authorities said Monday.

Bond for Beverly was set at $250,000, but he remained hospitalized Monday after overdosing on pills, Galveston police Lt. Michael Gray said.

A relative of Beverly’s called a police dispatcher about 4:20 a.m. Sunday. Police arrived at 3002 69th St. and saw Beverly through the apartment window, but he wouldn’t answer the door, Gray said.

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