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Ga. woman blames knife in fatal stabbing

Thursday, May 22, 2014 7:54 AM
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COLUMBUS, Ga. -- Priscilla Y. Morgan told police repeatedly Sunday that she did not kill her 30-year-old boyfriend. But when an argument at a party escalated into a knife fight, Morgan’s blade “just seemed to puncture his chest,” the Columbus Ledger-Enquirer reports.

 According to Wednesday court testimony, Morgan, 36, faced murder and possession of a knife during the commission of a crime charges.

Police said she flagged officers down after they rushed to her home in response to reports of injury. Inside, they found Anthony Tirrell Murray with a 4-inch deep stab wound to the right side of his chest and bite marks to the left. EMS workers hurried him to Midtown Medical Center, where he was declared “dead on arrival” around 11 p.m.

During questioning, Morgan told officers that the couple’s night started when Murray reprimanded her for dancing with another woman at an undisclosed house party. That argument intensified as the couple returned home.

Morgan promptly sent the couple’s children to bed before resuming her confrontation with Murray, an officer told the court.

The couple faced each other, each armed with knives, Morgan told the police. Then, suddenly, her knife punctured Murray’s chest.

Morgan told police that both knives were dropped on the kitchen floor after the assault. However, when detectives looked for the weapons, no knives were found, according to court testimony.

 A detective told the court Morgan later admitted a cousin came by the house before police arrived. Investigators did not find the weapons in the cousin’s possessions, according to testimony.

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jimmymac
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jimmymac 05/22/14 - 09:41 am
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WOW
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I guess if I get a speeding ticket it's my cars fault. Try again lady because that excuse is way too lame.

nocnoc
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nocnoc 05/22/14 - 10:37 am
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Here we go with this Cousin stuff again

Did the "cousin" help dispose of the evidence ?

dichotomy
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dichotomy 05/22/14 - 10:53 am
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Yeh...you gotta watch them

Yeh...you gotta watch them loaded knifes. They will go off and jump right outta your hand and into someone's chest. Everyone should have to get a permit and take a training course in order to buy one.

unapologetik
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unapologetik 05/22/14 - 11:07 am
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dichotomy...i'm in tears

dichotomy...i'm in tears laughing!

ELLIOTTMESS55
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ELLIOTTMESS55 05/22/14 - 11:39 am
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silly girl
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using that kind of ridiculous rationale,why didn't you just say you have a "thing"box like they had in the adamms family and your cousin disposed of it after it threw the knife,you thought was in your hand? makes sense to me.

Pops
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Pops 05/22/14 - 11:39 am
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Please......how about a

description of the knives........any mugshots???

Darby
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Darby 05/22/14 - 11:51 am
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Knives don't kill people....

people do!

Same goes for poison.

And automobiles, etc. (Then, suddenly, her car crushed John Boy's chest.)

And you name it....

It's not my fault!

Marinerman1
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Marinerman1 05/22/14 - 12:56 pm
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I See The Words...

Yeah, I'm going to get some "thumbs down", but I don't care. I saw the words "boyfriend, and "the couple's children". Add to that the knife that just "punctured Murray's chest", and this tells me all that I wanted to know. A non-committed relationship that has produced two children, that ultimately will struggle for the rest of their life. There is such a thing as birth control -- you can still boink to your heart's content, but you don't bring innocent children into your messed up world.

rmwhitley
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rmwhitley 05/22/14 - 07:22 pm
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A 75 year
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old, white male, Tea Party member did it.

traumaqueen
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traumaqueen 05/22/14 - 10:09 pm
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KNIVES KILL

People are ignorant enough to say guns kill so why not blame it on a knife? It makes just as much sense.

Darby
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Darby 05/23/14 - 12:04 am
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"There is such a thing as birth control --

you can still boink to your heart's content, but you don't bring innocent children into your messed up world."

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Unless you've got a bottomless well of taxpayer funding coming in to incentivise all those tricycle motors.

Anything you subsidize, you get more of. Lots more!

Young Fred
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Young Fred 05/23/14 - 02:42 am
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I have it

On good authority that it looked like an "assault" type knife (it was camouflaged and had a "scary" handle) and you know what that means!

If we, as a nation could just ban all knives, nirvana would soon follow!

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