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St. Pete police respond to fatal stabbing involving MacDill soldier

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The St. Petersburg Police Department reports that about 5:32 a.m. Saturday morning, officers responded to the Coves of Brighton Bay Apartments located at 10901 Brighton Bay Blvd NE, Apt 8203 regarding a reported stabbing.   Police say the suspect, Rashida Williams, called 911 reporting that she had just stabbed her boyfriend, 23-year-old Wayne Charles-Marion Drummer, in the chest.

Upon arriving at the scene, Police say, Drummer was found inside the apartment with a stab wound to the chest and was subsequently pronounced dead on the scene.  Police found the knife used by Williams in the kitchen sink.

Williams has been interviewed by detectives and will be charged with 2nd degree murder in the case.  Detectives say that Drummer had moved in with Williams about a week ago and is from the Chicago area.

Detectives learned that prior to stabbing, Williams and Drummer were having an argument about money.

Williams is an active duty airman currently assigned to the 6th Medical Group on MacDill Air Force Base.  Military investigators will conduct their own follow-up investigation.

Drummer is not a member of the military.

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