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South Coast Woman Expected To Get 28 Year State Prison Death Sentence For Fatal Stabbing Of Roommate

A Ventura County woman entered a guilty plea to stabbing to death her roommate during an argument which turned into a fight.

Ventura County prosecutors say Doyle Johnson and Audrey Evans were involved in a dispute at their Ventura home which turned violent.

Evans died after being stabbed multiple times during the August, 2019 confrontation.

Johnson pled guilty to a voluntary manslaughter charge, and admitted using a knife in the crime.  The 55-year-old woman is expected to receive a 28 year state prison sentence as a result of the guilty plea.

Lance Orozco has been News Director of KCLU since 2001, providing award-winning coverage of some of the biggest news events in the region, including the Thomas and Woolsey brush fires, the deadly Montecito debris flow, the Borderline Bar and Grill attack, and Ronald Reagan's funeral.