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Woman jailed after man stabbed to death in Jarrow

Nicola Lee Image copyright Northumbria Police
Image caption Nicola Lee, 44, was found guilty of manslaughter

A woman who stabbed a man to death at a house has been jailed.

Nicola Lee stabbed Paul Taylor, 45, at the property in Thames Avenue, Jarrow, South Tyneside, on 31 March following an altercation.

Mr Taylor, from Hebburn, died from a stab wound to the chest, Northumbria police said.

Lee, 44, of Thames Avenue, was jailed for 14 years after she was convicted of manslaughter following a trial at Newcastle Crown Court.

Image copyright Northumbria Police
Image caption Paul Taylor was pronounced dead at a house in Jarrow

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