INDIANAPOLIS—A 56-year-old Indianapolis woman faces prison time, after pleading guilty in the 2018 stabbing death of a man she knew.
Phyllis Simmons was facing murder charges in the death of 60-year-old Anthony Watts and was supposed to go on trial Monday.
Instead, there will be no trial, according to Marion County court records.
In a plea deal Friday, Simmons pleaded guilty to Voluntary Manslaughter. The murder charge was dropped and Simmons was sentenced to 6-years in prison, followed by 3-years in the community corrections program.
In what police at the time described as a domestic dispute, Watts was stabbed inside a home in the 4000 block of Clarendon Road, not far from Crown Hill Cemetery.