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Monroe woman stabs man in chest on Valentine's Day

Jessie Mae Washington
Ouachita Parish Sheriff's Office
Jessie Mae Washington

A Monroe woman was arrested after Valentine's Day stabbing in south Monroe. Jessie Mae Washington of Monroe was taken into custody by Monroe Police after they responded to 902 S. 15th Street after a 911 hangup.

The police report states the victim stated Washington stabbed him. The police report states Washington admitted to the crime stating, "It was me, go ahead and arrest me".
Washington told police she was having a Valentine's Day get together and things got out of hand and she grabbed a knife and began thrusting it in a forward motion.

The unnamed victim was transported to St. Francis Medical Center with a stab wound to the center of his chest and a 3-inch laceration to his right arm.

Washington was booked into the Ouachita Corrections Center on a count of Aggravated 2nd Degree Battery.

Originally from Monroe, Cory has worked in a variety of media. He has worked in television news and spent seven years as a TV sports play-by-play announcer. He was also creative director for a television advertising department and worked extensively as a photojournalist. Cory has lived in both Dallas and New Orleans.