Auburn man was fatally stabbed by girlfriend

AUBURN, AL (WTVM) - A Lee County man is dead after his girlfriend allegedly stabbed him in the chest on Friday night.

Reports state that an argument between Tyrone Allen, 42, and his girlfriend, Shaneka Butler, 31, escalated and ultimately led to the death of Allen.

Lee County Coroner Bill Harris pronounced Allen dead at the scene and his body will be sent off for a postmortem examination.

Butler was taken into custody and has been charged with manslaughter.

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