Walker indicted for Jan. stabbing
Shayqualpa Rene (Shay) Walker was indicted on Tuesday by the Nolan County Grand Jury for aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, a first degree felony. The charges stemmed from the January stabbing of Carvin Coy Lemmons.Sweetwater Police officers responded to a 911 call of an unresponsive male at Apache Bend Apartments on Saturday, Jan. 15, 2011 shortly before 2 p.m.According to Chief of Police Jim Kelley, officers found Carvin Coy Lemmons, 43, of Sweetwater deceased, upon arrival at the scene."Lemmons was found with one stab wound to the mid-section," Kelley said.The investigation led officers to Shayquapla (Shay) Walker. Walker, Lemmons' long-time girlfriend, reportedly arrived at the apartments, stabbed Lemmons and fled the scene. She was arrested and charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon.According to Kelley, this is the first murder in Sweetwater since April 2005. The last incident was a triple homicide/suicide which occurred on Bowie Street.For the stabbing, Walker could face 5-99 years or life in prison. Her bond was set at $15,000.