A compilation of daily news articles from around the United States about deaths (including both people and animals) that appear to occur in the context of a past or present intimate relationship, focusing on 2009-present. (NOTE: this blog is limited to incidents that appear in the media and are captured by our search terms. We recognize this is not an exhaustive portrayal of all deaths resulting from intimate violence.)
When is society going to realize intimate violence makes victims of us all?
Wednesday, June 24, 2009
Man pleads not guilty in Mother’s Day stabbing death
A man accused of stabbing his girlfriend to death on Mother’s Day was arraigned in District Court today.
David Frostic pleaded not guilty to the charge of first degree murder with a deadly weapon.
Judge Kevin Williams set a trial date for Sept. 8 in District Court Department 6.
Metro Police officers responded to a domestic violence call on May 10 in the area of West Desert Inn and Fort Apache roads. They reported finding blood flowing from the front door of a residence in the 9500 block of Swan Bay Drive.
Police found a woman lying in the doorway dead from apparent stab wounds.
Inside the house, police found Frostic, 46, who was arrested.
The Clark County Coroner's Office said 45-year-old Robin Lesley Jenkins of Las Vegas died of several stab wounds. The death was ruled a homicide.
Frostic is being held in the Clark County Detention Center without bond.