A woman accused of stabbing to death another woman during a party is scheduled for a Feb. 22 preliminary hearing on a second-degree murder charge.
Colleen Eugenea Blackbear, 26, Salt Lake City, was arraigned Thursday before 3rd Circuit Judge Dennis Fuchs. The woman was returned to the Salt Lake County Jail following the arraignment.Blackbear is accused of stabbing to death of Norma Steele, 23, of Salt Lake City. Steele died at LDS Hospital from a stab wound to the right upper back, according to court documents.
Salt Lake police said a fight broke out about 5 a.m. during a drinking party on Feb. 5 at 553 E. Seventh South, No. 1.