Danielle Allen of York, lost her appeal to overturn her manslaughter conviction for stabbing her boyfriend, 24-year-old Marc Postell, to death in November 2016. She was convicted of second degree manslaughter in Livingston County Court in 2018. The 4-1 decision upholding the manslaughter conviction was issued earlier this week.
At the time, Allen claimed she was defending herself against her boyfriend who was trying to kill her when she stabbed him in the chest.. She called 911 just after it happened. The stabbing occurred in her apartment on Fowlerville Rd., Avon. When Avon police arrived at the apartment, Postell was already dead on the floor, and Allen had bruises on her neck.
Allen, age 23 in 2018, was sentenced to 3 to 9 years in jail.