Metro Detroit NIGHTSIDE report -- Friday, Feb. 15, 2019

Ex-boyfriend takes stand in fatal Fitzgerald High School stabbing

Tanaya Lewis sat silently in court during her preliminary hearing Friday morning to face a charge of first-degree murder after she was accused of stabbing another student.

Lewis is accused of approaching Danyna Gibson in class, pulling out a kitchen knife, which she had brought from home, and stabbing Gibson two times in the chest.

Ex-boyfriend takes stand in deadly Fitzgerald High School stabbing case

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