Tiffany Shere Jones
PANAMA CITY BEACH, Fla. (AP) — A Florida woman is accused of fatally stabbing her live-in boyfriend in the throat following a night of drinking.
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The Bay County Sheriff’s Office said 32-year-old Jonathan Vasta was stabbed early Saturday at his home in Panama City Beach. Deputies arrested 29-year-old Tiffany Shere Jones on a murder charge.
Maj. Jimmy Stanford tells The News Herald the pair exchanged words just before Vasta was stabbed, but there had not been a physical altercation.
Stanford says Vasta had been drinking at another woman’s home and Jones had been drinking at home, adding that “when he came home, she stabbed him.”
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Court records show Jones was arrested in May 2015 after police said she hit and bit her mother, then spit on an arresting officer.
A lawyer isn’t listed on jail records.