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Posted at 05:56 PM ET, 06/06/2012

Cydrisse Marcha-Marie Alvin, charged with killing neighbor, ordered held

A District woman charged with stabbing her neighbor to death was ordered held until her trial during a Wednesday hearing.

Authorites say Cydrisse Marcha-Marie Alvin, 31, smoked PCP before killing Amber Kent on June 4. D.C. Superior Court Magistrate Judge Karen Howze ordered Alvin held Wednesday.

Prosecutors said Alvin declined a drug test when she was arrested Monday. Alvin continued to decline the test, but prosecutors provided additional witnesses who told detectives she routinely smoked cigarettes dipped in PCP, known as “dippers.”

Based on that information, Howze ordered Alvin to remain in jail ahead of a June 15 hearing. Alvin is charged with second-degree murder while armed.

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