WEBER COUNTY, Utah – A woman who pleaded guilty to stabbing her girlfriend to death while driving on the freeway has been sentenced to 16-years-to-life Tuesday.
Victoria Mendoza, 22, told authorities that she got into an argument with 21-year-old Tawnee Baird on I-15 back on Oct. 14, 2014.
Mendoza said she “lost it,” pulled out a knife on her girlfriend, stabbing Baird more than 40 times.
Mendoza was charged with first-degree murder in Oct. 2014.
The couple lived in Holladay and was traveling to Ogden to meet friends.