Police: Tampa woman stabbed boyfriend to death

Johnetta D. Shephard has been charged with second degree murder. (Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office)

TAMPA, Fla. (WFLA) – A Tampa woman is behind bars after she allegedly stabbed her boyfriend to death early Wednesday morning.

Tampa police responded to reports of a stabbing around 1:30 a.m. and found 24-year-old Justin Lee Tyler Williams with a life-threatening wound.

Williams was taken to the hospital where he later died.

Detectives said his live-in girlfriend, Johnetta Shephard, made incriminating statements after the incident.

She was taken into custody and charged with second-degree murder.

No further details are available at this time.



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