Woman Stabbed, Killed in Dallas Saturday Night: Police

The suspect admitted to stabbing the victim, police say

Officers arrested a woman Sunday after she admitted to stabbing a woman in a Dallas apartment, police say.

Police responded to reports of a stabbing in the 9300 block of Skillman Street in northeast Dallas shortly after 7 p.m. Saturday.

Officers found Antioneisha Watts, 27, in her apartment with a stab wound in her chest, police said. She was transported to Presbyterian Hospital and later pronounced dead.

Police arrested Mercedes Jones, 27, as the suspected stabber. During an interview with a detective, police said Jones admitted to stabbing Watts. Jones faces a murder charge.

The reason for the stabbing is currently unknown.

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