$2M bond for woman charged with fatally stabbing man, 55, in Lawndale

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Carol Matthews | Chicago Police

Bond was set at $2 million for a woman charged with stabbing a 55-year-old man to death early Thursday in the Lawndale neighborhood on the West Side.

Darrel Wilson was stabbed in the left side of his chest at 1:36 a.m. in the 1500 block of South Millard, according to Chicago Police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office.

Wilson, who lived on the same block, was pronounced dead at Mount Sinai Hospital at 2:01 a.m., authorities said.

Carol Matthews, 56, was taken into custody and charged with one felony count of first-degree murder, police said. A knife was also recovered at the scene.

Matthews’ bond was set at $2 million during a court appearance Saturday, according to Cook County sheriff’s office records. Her next court date was scheduled for Monday.

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