Charlie Stevenson, 21, of Portland Street, Boston was sentenced to nine years for the manslaughter of her ex-partner Christopher Higgs.
She was sentenced earlier today at Lincoln Crown Court.
Detective Chief Inspector Richard Myszczyszyn from East Midlands Special Operations Unit, who led the investigation, said: “I can only hope that this sentence brings some level of comfort and closure to Christopher’s friends and family. My heartfelt condolences go out to them at this difficult time.
“As evidenced by this tragic case, knife crime can have devastating consequences. Lincolnshire Police are committed to keeping the county safe and will continue to tackle the issue of knife crime in the county as a priority through Operation Raptor.”
A woman who inflicted a fatal stab wound on her ex-partner has been found guilty of manslaughter.
Charlie Stevenson, 21 of Portland Street, Boston was arrested and charged with the murder of Christopher Higgs on 15 July 2021.
Officers were called to Portland Street at 12:13pm on 14 July following reports that a man had sustained a serious knife wound at the property.
Emergency services attended, but despite their best efforts, Christopher, aged 21 from the Spalding area, was sadly pronounced dead at the scene.
Following a three-week trial, the jury at Lincoln Crown Court found Stevenson guilty of manslaughter.
Detective Chief Inspector Richard Myszczyszyn from East Midlands Special Operations Unit, who led the investigation, said: “My heartfelt condolences go to Christopher’s family and friends. I know this has been a very difficult time for them and I hope that the result will give them some closure to allow them to move forward with their lives.
“I would like to thank everyone involved in the investigation, from witnesses to the team investigating. This case highlights the devastating effect using a weapon can have and the fatal consequences that can come with it.
“We as a force are committed to tackling the issue of knife crime in the county with Operation Raptor. Officers in Lincolnshire continue to work around the clock to keep our county as safe as possible from the consequences that knife crime can bring.”
She will be sentenced at Lincoln Crown Court on Thursday 3 March.