JONESBORO, Ga. -- Police say a Clayton County woman has charged with murder in the death her mother who tried to evict her.
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports that 24-year-old Takeyia Kentay Guthridge has been accused of fatally stabbing 44-year-old Deloise Adu.
Court and police records say the two appeared in the Clayton County courthouse Tuesday for a dispossessory hearing. A magistrate court judge ordered Guthridge to leave the home the women shared within seven days.
Police say when Guthridge and Adu returned home, the two had an argument. Police say Guthridge took a knife, asked Adu for money and the mother refused.
Police say Guthridge then climbed on top of Adu, stabbing her mother seven times in the chest, shoulders, head and arms.
Guthridge is being held in the Clayton County jail.