The man allegedly punched Sophia Moore first. Then, with her children in the house, police say he stabbed her to death with a kitchen knife.
It happened at midnight at a home at Osceola St. and Broadway.
That’s according to an autopsy performed on the body of Brinda Babcock who was found in a smoke-filled home in the 4000 block of Giles.
In another incident, fistfight leads to multiple shots fired.
Authorities arrested the suspect after he returned to the home with a shotgun.
David Scott is charged with Second Degree Murder and Armed Criminal Action.
The incident happened shortly before 9:00 p.m. Tuesday night at 6th and Washington.
The victim was cut on the shoulder and neck.
Victim survives assault but hospitalized in serious condition.
St. Clair County Coroner Rick Stone says Marguerita Harmon was repeatedly stabbed in the neck.