Bee reporters answer questions about area crime news, trends and other issues.
QUESTION: What happened with the Sept. 25, 2003 murder-homicide of Emanuel B. Stone, a 16-year-old boy who was stabbed by his ex-girlfriend at the old Marconi Palms apartments on Marconi Avenue in Sacramento? What happened to the woman?
Submitted by: Melissa, Sacramento
ANSWER: Lillian Bennett, 23, was charged with murder in the the stabbing death of Emanuel Broadway Stone at an apartment complex in the 3800 block of Marconi Avenue.
She eventually pleaded no contest to voluntary manslaughter and was sentenced to three years in state prison.
According to a story in The Bee, Stone and Bennett got into an argument about 11 p.m in the parking lot of the complex. Bennett left the parking lot, armed herself and returned to stab Stone once in the abdomen. He was taken to a hospital where he underwent surgery but later died.
Bennett fled but turned herself in to to the Sheriff's Department several hours later.
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