Lonika Welch sentenced to 5 years in prison for stabbing her mother to death

BY MICHAEL LANSU Homicide Watch Chicago Editor A South Chicago woman was sentenced to five years in prison this month for the January 2013 stabbing death of her mother at their South Side home. Lonika Welch, 27, was initially charged with first-degree murder for the Jan. 6, 2013 stabbing death of 55-year-old Angela Welch at … Read more →

Daughter suspected in mother’s death

Chicago Sun-Times (IL) - Sunday, January 6, 2013 A 25-year-old woman was arrested early Sunday, suspected of fatally stabbing her mother during a domestic dispute in the South Chicago neighborhood. Authorities found the 55-year-old mother had been stabbed multiple times when they responded to her home in the 8300 block of South Kingston Avenue about … Read more →

Lonika Welch

Convicted by jury in the Jan. 5, 2013 death of Angela Welch.