Lorain police were called at 2:35 a.m. today to the emergency room at Mercy Regional Medical Center, where 40-year-old Jerome Phillips was being treated for stab wounds, police Lt. Roger Watkins wrote in a news release. Phillips later died from his injuries.
Police determined that the stabbing had taken place at Phillips’ apartment at 5520 Beavercrest Drive, the release said.
Phillips’ live-in girlfriend, 30-year-old Anna Carter was arrested for the killing and has been charged with murder and felonious assault.
The investigation into the slaying is still ongoing, Watkins wrote.