Police: Woman fatally stabs boyfriend during argument - FOX 13 News

Police: Woman fatally stabs boyfriend during argument

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ST. PETERSBURG (FOX 13) -

Detectives say a 24-year-old woman stabbed her boyfriend to death Thursday during a domestic dispute.

It happened at 6412 6th Avenue North, and police say this was one of several domestic situations in the past year.

Jillian Leah Smith is accused of killing Michael Gene Espy during the argument. Specific details about what led to the dispute were not released, but detectives say Smith grabbed a knife and stabbed Espy in the chest.

Police also said she called 911 after it happened. He was taken to the hospital where he died.

Detectives say the last incident between the couple happened as soon as two weeks ago.

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