Crime & Courts

Columbia woman charged with murder

A woman was arrested Saturday on charges she fatally stabbed her boyfriend Friday night at her Blossom Street apartment, a Columbia police news release said.

Teagra Ann Perry, 19, is at Richland County jail, charged with murder.

Perry is accused of stabbing her 22-year-old boyfriend once in the upper body about 11 p.m. at Hampton Park Apartments, the release said.

He was taken by ambulance to Palmetto Health Richland, where he was pronounced dead, the release said.

Authorities have not released his name.

- Lee Higgins

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