Family remembers young mother stabbed during robbery

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Posted on November 10, 2013 at 9:32 PM

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WHAS11) – A family remembered a young mother killed one week ago inside her Shawnee neighborhood apartment.

Police say 23-year-old Jovon Dawson was stabbed to death Sunday morning on Lindell Avenue.

Her blood-soaked body was found by one of her three children.

Police say her neighbor, Michael Hayes, admitted to killing her.

Dawson’s sisters say they want him punished to the fullest extent of the law.

According to police, Hayes was looking for drugs and stabbed Dawson during a confrontation. Drugs were never found inside Dawson’s apartment.

Visitation for Dawson is set for Monday at 11 a.m. at Gethsemane Baptist Church with funeral following shortly after.
 

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