My reaction was: He did something foul and got what he deserved. I did not for a moment consider another explanation.
But that’s prejudice! This young man could have been very sweet and cuddly; the woman might have just gotten a nifty knife, maybe as a present, and wanted to try it out. Or she could have been stalking stairways at 4 AM looking to mix it up.
I could not find any more details. She was arrested and charged with murder and weapon possession. She claimed she had acted in self-defense. Who doesn’t?
Now I’m thinking of other scenarios. In that neighborhood, fortune tellers abound. Perhaps after a consultation, Madame Soul foretold headlines in the woman’s future. This was the one I first saw:
Not so bad. But the following day I saw this one:
That might have pushed her over. Elderly? “Elderly” women don’t get the best of young men in rumbles.
It’s a shame that she didn’t realize that the New York Post would get it right. Then she might not have done it in the first place.