INDIAN RIVER COUNTY — A 56-year-old woman suspected of throwing hot grease on a man and slicing his leg with a knife during a heated argument, was jailed Tuesday.
During a struggle over the knife, the woman, Linda Lee Stinson, was also stabbed in the leg, reports show. Both Stinson and the man were taken to an emergency room for treatment, deputies said.
Indian River County deputies arrested Stinson, of the 8300 block of 63rd Avenue, on a charge of aggravated battery with a deadly weapon. Stinson was held Wednesday at the Indian River County Jail on $10,000 bond.
Deputies responded to the stabbing about 1 p.m. Tuesday at Stinson’s residence. Stinson’s boyfriend, with a stab wound to the leg, was a few houses away and flagged down deputies.
Stinson, who had a small cut on her right calf, told deputies she got into an argument earlier with her live-in boyfriend. Stinson said she was cooking when she heard glass break and thought the man threw a glass at her, reports show.
Stinson said the glass cut her leg.
But, deputies did not see any broken glass inside the home. Deputies did spot several bloodstains throughout the residence.
The man told deputies Stinson started arguing with him. Stinson grabbed a pot of hot grease from the stove and threw it on him, reports show.
Stinson then grabbed a cooking knife and stabbed the man, reports show.
Deputies arrested Stinson and took her to the county jail. Stinson has an arraignment 8:45 a.m. Sept. 6, court records show.