Woman, 35, charged in deadly stabbing

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.
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.


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

1 Comment

Notice: you are using an outdated browser. Microsoft does not recommend using IE as your default browser. Some features on this website, like video and images, might not work properly. For the best experience, please upgrade your browser.