Woman gets 12 years in prison in stabbing death of cousin

3 years 6 months 3 weeks ago Tuesday, September 22 2015 Sep 22, 2015 Tuesday, September 22, 2015 4:41:31 AM CDT September 22, 2015 in News
By: The Associated Press

ST. LOUIS (AP) - A woman has been sentenced to 12 years in prison in the stabbing death of her cousin at his birthday party in St. Louis.

The St. Louis Post-Dispatch (http://bit.ly/1FZr0T6) reported 25-year-old Tyianna Motton pleaded guilty Monday to voluntary manslaughter and armed criminal action.

According to police, Motton stabbed 33-year-old Tyrone Barnett in the neck during an argument on July 22, 2014. Authorities said Barnett was found on a sidewalk outside the apartment building, and died at a hospital.

 

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