Fifth Homicide

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A woman is found dead in her own home while her husband turns himself in for committing the crime.

Just after 3 a.m. Rockford police were called to the 100 block of Lakin Terrace. Police found 31-year-old Tasha Jarrett with stab wounds to her body. She was pronounced dead at her home.

While police were on scene, 34-year-old Leonardo Henderson, Jarrett's husband, turned himself into police at the Public Safety Building downtown. Henderson has been charged with first degree murder.

The couple had three children none of which were home at the time of the incident.