Peoria woman pleads guilty to fatal stabbing

By WEEK Producer

May 8, 2014 Updated May 8, 2014 at 7:00 PM CDT

PEORIA, Ill. -- A Peoria woman plead guilty on Thursday to the 2012 stabbing death of her boyfriend.

Chevon Dixon, 24, was charged with First Degree Murder after she stabbed her boyfriend, Ricky Rutherford Sr., 50.

Rutherford was stabbed at least 30 times in his upper body. Before his death, he identified Dixon as his attacker.

She will be sentenced on July 11.

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