Grand jury indicts woman on manslaughter charge in boyfriend's s - WAFB 9 News Baton Rouge, Louisiana News, Weather, Sports

Grand jury indicts woman on manslaughter charge in boyfriend's stabbing death

Lisa Stewart (Source: East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Office) Lisa Stewart (Source: East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Office)
BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) -

A woman accused of stabbing her boyfriend to death has been formally charged by the courts.

An East Baton Rouge Parish grand jury handed down a manslaughter indictment against Lisa Stewart, 28, of Baton Rouge, on Thursday in connection with the stabbing death of George Taylor, 34.

She remains in the East Baton Rouge Parish Prison on a $150,000 bond.

If convicted of manslaughter, Stewart faces 15 to 40 years in prison.

The East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff’s Office reported the stabbing happened at Stewart's apartment on South Harrell's Ferry Road on May 11.

According to Casey Rayborn Hicks, spokeswoman for EBRSO, Stewart told detectives she stabbed Taylor with a steak knife during an argument after a night out drinking with friends.

The case is assigned to Judge Tony Marabella. An arraignment date has not been announced.

Copyright 2015 WAFB. All rights reserved.

Powered by Frankly