A woman who stabbed her boyfriend to death following an argument at their home has been jailed for five years.
Simone Fergus, 34, was sentenced on Friday, 5 October at Wood Green Crown Court to five years’ imprisonment after pleading guilty to the manslaughter of her boyfriend, Raul Chiriac, 26, on Monday, 1 October.
The court heard police were called to the home they shared in Zenith Close at 17:58hrs on Sunday, 15 April to reports of a stabbing. Officers attended along with London Ambulance Service and London’s Air Ambulance and found Raul at the scene suffering from a single stab wound. He was taken to a central London hospital by London Ambulance Service, where he was pronounced dead later that evening.
A post-mortem examination was held on Wednesday, 18 April and gave his cause of death as haemorrhage following a stab wound penetrating the lung.
Fergus was arrested at the scene on suspicion of murder and charged on Tuesday, 17 April. The court heard the pair had a turbulent relationship and Fergus admitted to manslaughter.