Sumter, Sc - When deputies arrived at the home Helen Wells shared with her boyfriend Mallory Richardson, they found his body in the doorway.
Lt. Robert B. Burnish said as investigators were looking over the scene Wells screamed, vomited, and then admitted stabbing Richardson in the chest
The State reports Wells told authorities, she and Richardson had been in a fight over another woman. She claimed the two had fought on several other occasions, and she was scared he would hurt her.
Deputies say Wells they found a knife in the front yard after Wells told them she had thrown it out the door after the incident.
Wells is in jail facing charges of murder.