Woman Jailed for Stabbing Husband to Death

An East Texas woman is in jail on charges she stabbed her common law husband to death. 40 year old Jeanette Helms was arrested by Henderson police Tuesday and charged with murder. Helms allegedly stabbed 39 year old Lonnie West, at their home in Henderson early Monday morning. West died before reaching an area hospital. Helms is being held in the Rusk County jail on 100 thousand dollars bond.