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Tyler woman turns self in for murder of ex-boyfriend

TYLER, Texas (KETK) - A Tyler woman surrendered to police after authorities filed a murder charge against her in connection with her ex-boyfriend's stabbing death.

Alicia Guthrie, 25, of Tyler, turned herself into authorities around midnight Thursday for the murder of Jeremy Taylor, 34.

On Saturday, at approximately 6:18 p.m., Tyler police responded to 1114 Lenox Avenue on reports of an aggravated assault at the residence.  

First responders located Taylor at the residence and discovered he had been stabbed in the chest by his ex-girlfriend, identified as Guthrie, according to police.

When officers arrived on scene, Guthrie had left the residence and EMS took the victim to a Tyler hospital.

Investigators were called to the scene and later that evening interviewed Guthrie at the Tyler Police Department.

Guthrie was placed under arrest for aggravated assault/family violence with a weapon and had three outstanding City Court warrants. She was booked into the Smith County Jail.

On Tuesday, around 10:55 a.m., investigators were contacted by hospital officials that Taylor had died as a result of the injury he sustained in the stabbing.

After receiving the new information, investigators obtained an arrest warrant for murder on Guthrie who was out on bond on the original charge.  '

Guthrie has been booked into the Smith County Jail on $150,000 bond.


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