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Horry County woman sentenced for fatal Christmas Eve stabbing

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CONWAY, S.C. (AP) - A Galivants Ferry woman has been sentenced to 12 years in prison in the stabbing death of a man on Christmas Eve back in 2013.

The Sun News of Myrtle Beach reports (http://bit.ly/1yi5DbG ) that 56-year-old Connie Louise Highsmith pleaded guilty in Horry County on Thursday to voluntary manslaughter in the death of 52-year-old Herbert Lee Robinson.

Highsmith entered the plea as part of a plea agreement with prosecutors who dismissed a murder charge

Witnesses said the stabbing occurred following an argument between Highsmith and Robinson.

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