July 3, 2022

Jacksonville guy pleads responsible in wife’s stabbing death right before divorce

Just hrs before his trial was to get started Tuesday, a Jacksonville man pleaded guilty to stabbing his wife 13 situations and stuffing her human body in the trunk of his motor vehicle ahead of their pending divorce.

Gerard Stewart, 49, faces up to life in jail for the 2nd-degree murder of 42-yr-old Julie Ann Stewart at their Cavalry Boulevard in June 2018. He had advised officers she warned him she would consider anything from him, including their son, in their divorce, according to the Condition Attorney’s Business office.

A jury experienced now found Stewart guilty of tampering with proof in the exact circumstance, prosecutors said.

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