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Loved ones say woman was murdered in front of family by her stalker ex-boyfriend

Loved ones say woman was murdered in front of family by her stalker ex-boyfriend (Source: family) Loved ones say woman was murdered in front of family by her stalker ex-boyfriend (Source: family)
Greg Hart was arrested for killing Yosonda Grandberry. (Source: Cleveland Police) Greg Hart was arrested for killing Yosonda Grandberry. (Source: Cleveland Police)
Greg Hart threatened to jump from the balcony of this building after police arrived on scene. (Source: WOIO) Greg Hart threatened to jump from the balcony of this building after police arrived on scene. (Source: WOIO)

Friends and family of Yosonda Grandberry shed new light on a murder one week old.

Police say Greg Hart killed Grandberry October 2, 2014.

But family friend Denise Bell says Grandberry was stabbed to death in front of her mother and grandchild as she pled for her life.
 
"She woke up with her mother calling her-- and said 'Mama he is stabbing me' with her grandbaby there."

We are told Yosonda Grandberry dated Hart for no more than eight months and the relationship was characterized by so much violence that at one point she had a restraining order against him.

We are also told Hart had drug problems.

''He was a stalker on crack cocaine."
 
Police say after Hart killed Grandberry he held them on a two-hour standoff while he threatened to jump from the balcony of an eleven story building.

Police finally shot the 52-year-old Hart with a stun gun and then arrested him.

Yosonda Grandberry was 42 years old and leaves behind a child and a grandchild.

Hart is due in court in mid-October.

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