UPDATE: Suspect Charged in Fatal North St. Louis Stabbing

Brett Blume (@brettblumekmox)

ST. LOUIS (KMOX) – A woman has been charged in connection with this morning’s fatal stabbing.

Tyianna Motton, 24, of the 6000 block of W. Florissant, is charged with first-degree murder and armed criminal action.

Tyrone Barnett, 33, of the 6400 block of Leschen, died this morning after being stabbed in the neck.

It happened shortly after midnight Wednesday when St. Louis City police responded to the 6000 block of West Florissant and found Barnett lying on the sidewalk.

Officers say the stabbing appears to be the result of a heated argument.

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