Grandma Stabbed roommate to Death in Staten Island, New York
A 64-year-old woman, Ruth Wade was arrested on charges of stabbing an acquaintance to death. The incident took place near Staten Island, New York.
The woman has a history of violence and drug arrests and was arrested for fatally stabbing her roommate repeatedly with a screwdriver.
She was well known in drug circles as “Grandma,” and she was staying with the victim and his wife. At some point last Thursday, she had a heated argument with the couple after which she stabbed Henry Showard with a screwdriver. The victim received serious stab wounds in the chest and was died.
Wade, who was described by police sources as a crack addict, and has a long list of drug arrests. She was also arrested on previous occasions for slashing a man with a cleaver and menacing another with a steak knife.
News Update by: New York Personal Injury Attorney