PAWTUCKET, R.I. (WPRI) — A Pawtucket woman accused of stabbing her mother to death over the weekend faced a judge Monday morning.
Sharita Watkins, 28, was arraigned on a charge of domestic violence murder and was ordered held without bail.
Police say they received a call around 10:15 p.m. Saturday for a report of a stabbing at a home on Manton Street.
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Watkins was the caller and told police that she stabbed her mother, 53-year-old Mary Melendez.
Melendez was transported to the hospital where she was pronounced dead.