Trenton woman who killed second ex-boyfriend gets fewer years than for first homicide

A wheel-chair-bound Edna White had suffered a stroke and the elevator from the holding cell leading to Courtroom 2C was out of commission, forcing a cadre of sheriff’s officers to maneuver her past reporters in the courtroom gallery and shuffle chairs to get her situated for sentencing. “We played musical chairs,” one of the sheriff’s … Read more →

Trenton woman who admitted killing boyfriend to get no more than 13 years in prison

Edna White showed no remorse inside an empty criminal courtroom in Mercer County, coldly admitting stabbing her former boyfriend to death nearly 22 months ago. “I’m guilty,” she told Judge Robert Billmeier on Monday. “So what else can I do?” White, 57, was charged with murder for stabbing Dwelle Jerome Clark to death Feb. 14, … Read more →

Trenton woman reaches likely plea deal in stabbing death of ex-boyfriend

A city woman accused of stabbing her ex-boyfriend to death in February 2014, in eerily similar fashion to a previous beau she killed decades ago, has reached a preliminary deal with prosecutors that would likely result in her pleading down to a lesser charge of aggravated manslaughter, her attorney said. Edna White, 57, is charged … Read more →

Edna White indicted in connection with stabbing death of her ex-boyfriend

A city woman was indicted last week in connection with the fatal stabbing of her ex-boyfriend. Edna White, 57, was indicted Friday on charges of murder, aggravated assault and related weapons offenses in connection with the death of 55-year-old Dwelle Jerome Clark. According to witnesses to the murder, on the evening of Feb. 15, White … Read more →

Accused murderer Edna White held on $75,000 bail

A judge set the bail at $75,000 this morning for the woman who stabbed her former boyfriend to death after he caught her going through his mother’s handbag. Edna White, 56, appeared via video before Mercer Superior Court Mark Fleming, who the set bail on a charge of aggravated assault because the paperwork on upgraded … Read more →

Dwelle Jerome Clark’s death ruled a homicide

On Thursday, the Mercer County Medical Examiner’s Office ruled the death of 55-year-old Dwelle Jerome Clark a homicide. Prosecutors are now in the process of filing murder charges against the woman accused of stabbing and killing Clark: 56-year-old Edna White. According to witnesses, around 10:15 p.m. Saturday, White stabbed Clark in the chest after he … Read more →

Trenton man stabbed Saturday night dies in hospital three days later

Dwelle Jerome Clark was stabbed in the stomach by his ex-girlfriend Edna White moments after he caught her rummaging through his mother’s handbag. “He said, ‘Stay out of my mom’s things,’” witness to the stabbing Omar Mills said Wednesday. According to Mills, after Clark, 55, uttered those words, White, 56, started hitting him with a … Read more →

Edna White

Pled guilty in the Feb. 15, 2014 death of Dwelle Jerome Clark.