SPD names woman arrested, charged with murder in connection to fatal stabbing

SPD names woman arrested, charged with murder in connection to fatal stabbing
Jennifer Ford (Source: Shreveport Police Dept)

SHREVEPORT, La. (KSLA) - Shreveport police have named the woman arrested in connection to a stabbing that left one man dead early Thursday morning.

Jennifer Ford, 30, of Sibley is charged with one count of second-degree murder.

Officers were called just before 1 p.m. to the 6500 block of Henderson Avenue. That's in Shreveport's Cedar Grove neighborhood.

Investigators learned that two women had a dispute where a child was present. The victim was the father of the child. According to SPD, he was called to the house to take custody of the child.

When he arrived at the house, police say he got into a dispute with Ford.

Ford armed herself with knives and attacked the victim.

That’s when the suspect became angry and stabbed him. Police found wounds on the victim’s neck and chest.

The victim left the house and collapsed outside in a ditch near the intersection of E. 66th Street and Henderson Avenue. He was taken to a Shreveport hospital where medical staff pronounced him deceased.

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