Loretta Hall pleads guilty as part of deal in boyfriend’s murder

The woman charged with the stabbing death of her boyfriend pleaded guilty to involuntary manslaughter in Superior Court Tuesday.

According to a news release from the U.S. Attorney’s Office, Loretta Hall accepted a plea deal and pleaded guilty to voluntary manslaughter, instead of going to trial for the murder of her long-time boyfriend, Kenneth Fogle, in their shared apartment on June 13.

According to the news release, Hall used a kitchen knife to stab Fogle multiple times, including a fatal stab to his heart. Hall hid the knife in a cat litter box inside the apartment, according to the release. Witnesses found Fogle, 54, slumped outside the apartment building in a “pool of blood.”

Hall, who will be sentenced Jan. 8, was out on supervised release stemming from a 2009 conviction for assault with significant bodily injury. Violating conditions of her 2009 release could add prison time to her sentence for the more recent conviction, according to the release.




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