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Woman, teen-age son held in fatal stabbing

FORT WORTH -- A 39-year-old woman and her 15-year-old son have been arrested in connection with the fatal stabbing of a man Sunday night at a residence in west Fort Worth.

Briszette Anderson and her son, who is not being identified because he is a juvenile, were arrested Tuesday afternoon by the U.S. Marshal's task force while leaving a friend's house in Fort Worth.

The teen is being held in the juvenile detention center and faces a charge of delinquent conduct/murder in the death of 52-year-old William Hall. Anderson was being held Wednesday afternoon in Mansfield Jail on a murder charge in Hall's death. Her bail has been set at $250,000.

Police said that Hall was visiting a friend in the 5000 block of Lyndon Drive when he got into an argument with Anderson, his friend's girlfriend. Homicide Sgt. J.D. Thornton said Anderson's 15-year-old son intervened and the argument turned into a physical altercation.

At some point, while the three of them were struggling, it is believed that Anderson grabbed a kitchen knife and stabbed Hall in the neck, Thornton said.

Afterward, Anderson and her son left in her boyfriend's car. Thornton said Anderson's boyfriend was inside the residence during the stabbing but was not involved in the physical altercation. Hall was pronounced dead at 10:15 p.m. at an area hospital.

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