A 19-year-old Nevada woman was recently arrested and charged with first-degree murder. According to the police report, the woman fatally stabbed her roommate because she could not hear the TV show over his voice.
Nevada Woman Said Her Roommate Has Been Abusing Her For Years
On the 4th of May, a caller reported a stabbing at a North Las Vegas apartment complex. Upon arriving at the location, the authorities identified a 25-year-old male with a chest wound. The man was transported to the University Medical Center. He passed away later that day.
Following the man’s death, the authorities arrested Dymund Ellis, the man’s 19-year-old roommate.
Based on the woman’s confession, detectives were able to determine what occurred inside the apartment.
Ellis was sitting in the room, watching TV, when Jace Ernst, her roommate, and lover entered the room and sat next to her.
Allegedly, the man began talking with Ellis while her show was on. The Nevada woman asked Ernst to keep quiet, as she had trouble hearing the voices on TV.
The man taunted her for a while. Ellis threatened to drive a knife through his heart if he wouldn’t stop. Of course, Ernst continued in taunting the woman.
According to the detectives, the Nevada woman left the room, went to the kitchen, and returned with a butcher’s knife.
Without uttering a word, she drove the knife through Ernst’s chest, damaging his hearing.
One of Ellis’ friends told the investigators that the woman often had trouble with her roommate. More than that, Ellis frequently threatened to stab him, but each time the man would disarm her.
Ellis’ friend said that what happened that day was a horrible accident. As for the victim, she told the authorities that Ernst abused her ever since the woman moved in.
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