PAWTUCKET, R.I. (WPRI) — Pawtucket police are investigating a deadly domestic stabbing that happened Saturday night.
According to police, they received a call around 10:15 p.m. for a report of a stabbing at 245 Manton Street, lot 216.
The caller, identified as 28-year-old Sharita Watkins, of the same address, said that she stabbed her mother.
When crews arrived on scene, they found the victim, identified as 53-year-old Mary Melendez.
Melendez was then taken to Rhode Island Hospital where she was pronounced deceased.
Detectives on scene interviewed Watkins at the scene and gave a full confession.
Watkins is being charged with domestic violence murder and is expected to be arraigned in Providence District Court on Monday.