Woman, 35, charged in deadly stabbing

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Kawonda Mendez (Photo from Grand Rapids Police)

Kawonda Mendez (Photo from Grand Rapids Police)

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — A 35-year-old woman is charged with murder in connection with a Monday morning stabbing at Globe Apartments. 

Kawonda Michelle Mendez was arraigned Tuesday on an open murder charge in connection with the death of 40-year-old Scott David Morton, according to Grand Rapids Police.

Officers responded to the apartments on Commerce Avenue SW at about 3:30 a.m. Monday.  When they arrived, they found Morton with apparent stab wounds to the neck and throat.   He died within minutes.

Police say the stabbing was the result of a domestic dispute.   Mendez is scheduled to be back in court Aug. 23.

 

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