ROSAMOND — A 19-year-old Rosamond woman was arrested on Wednesday on suspicion of stabbing a man to death. Melissa Shaw was booked and is being held without bail at the Kern County Jail for one count of first degree murder.
According to the Kern County Sheriff’s Office, the incident began when deputies responded to a call of a stabbing in the 7200 block of Dawn Road in Rosamond at around 5 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 26.
When they arrived, deputies said they found a 48-year-old man suffering from a stab wound to his back. Paramedics arrived and pronounced the man dead at the scene.
An interview of Shaw, who remained at the scene, quickly uncovered evidence that the victim was involved in an altercation with Shaw and her boyfriend at the residence, which they both shared with the victim. During the exchange, Shaw allegedly stabbed the man once in his back.
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