Woman admits knifing partner to death at their home

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A young woman has admitted killing her partner at their home in Langley Mill.

Tonia Crabtree, 28, pleaded guilty to manslaughter when she appeared in person from custody at Derby Crown Court.

The court heard how she inflicted a single fatal stab wound to the chest of her 33-year-old partner during a struggle at their flat in Langley Mill, on April 3.

Officers were called to Frost Avenue at around 2am, where they found him injured.

He was pronounced dead at the scene.

A more serious charge of murder, which she was originally charged with and earlier pleaded not guilty to, was dropped on the grounds that there

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