Columbus Man Dies From Stab Wounds to the Chest

June 3, 2008

COLUMBUS, Ga. (WXTX) -  A man who was once fighting for his life due to stab wounds has died, and the suspect has been arrested.

Eddie Porter was found by EMS crews outside a corner lot on the 2200th block of Tillman Street and  Ewart Avenue around 4:00 p.m.

Porter was transported to the Medical Center, he died while undergoing treatment to his wounds around 5:00pm.

Robbery Homicide detectives determined the victim was stabbed by 46 year old Rozelletta B. Blackshire. Apparently the victim and the suspect were arguing and that's when the incident took place. Blackshire was taken into custody and charged with murder.

Blackshire will receive a hearing in Recorder's Court on June 4th at 2:00pm.