Howard Hunt, 58, charged with murder in South Shore stabbing death of Joyce Terrell

Howard Hunt / Photo from Chicago Police
Howard Hunt / Photo from Chicago Police

A 58-year-old man was charged with murder Friday is the domestic-related stabbing death of Joyce A. Terrell this week in the South Shore neighborhood, authorities said.

Howard Hunt was charged with first-degree murder in the stabbing death of the 28-year-old woman their home, police said.

Terrell was stabbed in the chest in the 6800 block of South Jeffrey Boulevard about 11:55 p.m. Wednesday, authorities said.

Prosecutors said that Hunt stabbed the woman in the chest and then called 911 to report that she had stabbed herself, according to the Chicago Tribune.

Terrell was taken to Northwestern Memorial Hospital, where she was pronounced dead later that day, authorities said.

Hunt was ordered held without bond during a Saturday court appearance.

— Sun-Times Media Wire

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