Swainsboro woman charged with boyfriend's slaying

Gloria Jackson (Source: Emanuel Co. Sheriff's Office)
Gloria Jackson (Source: Emanuel Co. Sheriff's Office)

SWAINSBORO, GA (WTOC) - One man is dead after a stabbing on the 200 block of Brown Street in Swainsboro.

Police say Alexander Coppock Jr., 46, was stabbed at least once in the chest.

Coppock's girlfriend, Gloria Jackson, has been charged with malice murder, aggravated assault and possession of a deadly weapon during the commission of a felony

Swainsboro Police Chief Randy Ellison says they have had independent instances of domestic violence, but nothing since the couple has been together.

The last homicide in Swainsboro was in 2010.

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