Tuesday, May 27 2014 3:03 PM EDT2014-05-27 19:03:07 GMT
(WMC) - Crews sent a man to the hospital in critical condition after he was stabbed near the Memphis airport. Police responded to 5049 Dianne Drive around 1:30 p.m. WMC Action News 5 is working to learnMore >>
A 23-year-old man was stabbed and killed near the Memphis airport on Monday.More >>
MEMPHIS, TN -
(WMC) - A mother is behind bars for stabbing and killing a man Monday afternoon near the airport.
Teddy bears and American flags mark the spot on Dianne Drive where 23-year-old Steve Wright died after witnesses and police say his best friend's mother stabbed him to death on Memorial Day afternoon.
"It was something between her and Steve O going on and she was denying it, and he was saying that she did it," said witness Chris Pulliam.
Wright's friends would not tell WMC Action News 5 exactly what the argument was about, but the woman charged in his death, neighbor Tequila Benton, has a very lengthy record.
Most of her arrests were for prostitution, many near a church or school, as well as assault and even a carjacking charge.
Witnesses say several people, including Benton and Wright, were laughing and talking until Benton told Wright to leave the property.
A police affidavit says when Wright refused to leave Benton went into the house, got a large butcher knife and started trying to cut Wright several times before stabbing him in the chest in the street, where he died.
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