http://paloaltoonline.com/square/print/2014/01/11/woman-could-get-12-years-for-fatally-stabbing-boyfriend


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Woman could get 12 years for fatally stabbing boyfriend

Original post made on Jan 12, 2014

An East Palo Alto woman could spend up to 12 years in state prison for killing her boyfriend by stabbing him in the leg with steak knife during an argument last year.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Saturday, January 11, 2014, 9:46 PM

Comments

Posted by mercy, a resident of Atherton
on Jan 12, 2014 at 10:13 am

Do not dump her into prison. Some anger classes would do and some first aid classes, just in case she gets mad at her next boyfriend! Concentrate on tourniquets. Not joking.


Posted by Mike, a resident of University South
on Jan 13, 2014 at 6:44 am

mercy, Would you say the same if it were a man who stabbed his girlfriend?


Posted by WhatsTheRealStoryHere, a resident of Crescent Park
on Jan 13, 2014 at 9:37 am

Not much information in this story, but was this in self-defense? If it was, then why is she being charged at all and if it wasn't why is she getting off so lightly. The story makes it sound like the guy deserved to be stabbed. What's the real story here?


Posted by chicacyber, a resident of Midtown
on Jan 13, 2014 at 2:22 pm

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Posted by Hmmm, a resident of East Palo Alto
on Jan 13, 2014 at 2:29 pm

Hmmm is a registered user.

Chicacyber - the man is dead.

WhatsTheRealStoryHere- why don't you research it? If I recall correctly, she called the cops to remove him, during an argument, then when the cops arrived, she claimed that he'd left. Then, she called again to say that she'd cut him. I don't recall anything in the media stating that he was violent with her, or that she was being threatened, etc. But certainly the details of their background haven't been made public.