Forest woman arrested for fatally stabbing boyfriend - MSNewsNow.com - Jackson, MS

Forest woman arrested for fatally stabbing boyfriend

Posted: Updated:

FOREST, MS (WLBT) - A Forest woman is behind bars, charged with stabbing her boyfriend to death.

It happened around 10:15 Saturday night, at the couple's home at 721 George Street.

Neighbors told police the pair began arguing inside the home, then moved outside.

When police arrived they found 77-year-old Howard Lee Stingley lying in the backyard, with a knife a few feet away. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Forty-eight-year-old Mary Patrick told police she killed Stingley.

She was taken to the Forest jail and charged with murder.

©2010 WLBT. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Powered by WorldNow