Police charge woman in stabbing death of her husband

Gwendolyn Crockett (courtesy Memphis Police)
Gwendolyn Crockett (courtesy Memphis Police)

Memphis Police have charged a local woman in the stabbing death of her husband.

According to police, Gwendolyn Crockett, 34, brought her husband to the Memphis Police Mt. Moriah precinct just after midnight Tuesday, claiming she had found him stabbed.  Her ailing husband was transported to the Regional Medical Center, where he died a short time later.

Police said a homicide investigation revealed that Crocket was responsible for stabbing her husband, after the couple had an argument.

Crocket has been charged with voluntary manslaughter in her husband's death.

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