Woman charged in stabbing death

ST. PAUL — A 21-year-old woman has been charged in the stabbing death of another woman in St. Paul.

Authorities charged Whitney Tanee Kizart of St. Paul on Friday with unintentional second-degree murder. She’s accused of stabbing 26-year-old Jennifer Marie Linnear in the chest and neck Thursday morning during an altercation in Kizart’s driveway.

The criminal complaint says Linnear’s husband had been involved in a sexual relationship with Kizart over the past seven months but that the relationship had ended.

Authorities say Linnear and her husband believed Kizart had given them a sexually transmitted disease so they to her house to confront her when the stabbing occurred.

Kizart was in custody and could not be reached for comment.

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