Woman convicted in 2018 stabbing of her boyfriend

Published 5:43 am Friday, August 12, 2022

A Mississippi woman has been convicted in the 2018 stabbing death of her boyfriend.

Hinds County District Attorney Jody Owens announced that Nakia Wilson was convicted by a jury on a second-degree murder charge for the death of 26-year-old Eric Gilmer.

In June 2018, police arrived at The Trails at Northpointe Apartments to find Gilmer’s body with stab wounds in the chest and arm.

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Gilmer was reportedly stabbed multiple times with a knife that was later found in the kitchen sink.

Wilson faces a maximum sentence of 40 years imprisonment and will remain in the custody of the Hinds County Detention Center. Her sentencing will be held on August 30, 2022, at 9:00 a.m.