The Big Bloody: Woman Charged with Stabbing Boyfriend to Death

by

comment
Emma Jackson - POLICE HANDOUT
  • Police Handout
  • Emma Jackson
Authorities have charged Emma Jackson, 47, with second-degree murder and armed criminal action in the stabbing of her longtime boyfriend.

According to police, Jackson stabbed William Ray, 60, multiple times Tuesday night at the couple's residence in the 800 block of Clara Avenue.

Police responded around 7:25 p.m. Tuesday to a call for a stabbing. They found Ray with multiple wounds to his stomach, arms and chest. He was later pronounced dead at a local hospital.

Jackson remains in custody on a $350,000 cash-only bond.

Support Local Journalism.
Join the Riverfront Times Press Club

Local journalism is information. Information is power. And we believe everyone deserves access to accurate independent coverage of their community and state. Our readers helped us continue this coverage in 2020, and we are so grateful for the support.

Help us keep this coverage going in 2021. Whether it's a one-time acknowledgement of this article or an ongoing membership pledge, your support goes to local-based reporting from our small but mighty team.

Join the Riverfront Times Club for as little as $5 a month.