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UPDATE (Oct. 28, 2019) — Phyllis Simmons pleaded guilty to voluntary manslaughter. As a result of her plea agreement, the murder charge against her was dismissed. She was sentenced to 17.5 years, with 8 years suspended. She was ordered to serve 6 years in the Department of Correction and 3.5 years in Marion County Community Corrections.

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – A person was stabbed to death near Crown Hill Cemetery on the north side of Indianapolis, police say.

Just after 12:15 p.m., officers were dispatched to the 4000 block of Clarendon Road on the city’s north side on the report of a person stabbed.

Upon arrival, they determined an adult male was determined to be dead inside a residence. He was identified Thursday as Anthony Watts, 60.

After investigating,  IMPD arrested 55-year-old Phyllis Simmons on the preliminary charge of murder.

Detectives were able to determine that this incident was possibly domestically related and not a random act.

Anyone with information should call Crime Stoppers at 317-262-8477.

Photo from scene on May 23, 2018