LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- There were tears in court Monday morning from a woman accused of stabbing her boyfriend to death.

Thirty-five-year-old Tamara Eubanks was arraigned on a murder charge inside Louisville Metro Corrections.

Tears were streaming down Eubanks' face as she faced a judge for the first time. Police say she stabbed her boyfriend to death around 3:30 a.m. Sunday at a home on Burton Avenue near Churchill Downs.

When officers arrived at the scene, they saw Eubanks trying to apply pressure to the stab wound. Eubanks' boyfriend was taken to University Hospital, where he died.

Court documents say Eubanks allegedly stabbed him because he wouldn’t leave the house. Eubanks' attorney, Keith Kamenish, says she has six children, and claims that several of them were home at the time and witnessed the stabbing. “The incident was witnessed by a 13-year-old, 12-year-old, the 11 and the two 10-year-olds, as well as someone that was living in the house. Apparently he was getting physical with her at the time that she took the knife and stabbed him,” Kamenish said.

The judge lowered Eubanks’ bond from 100,000 to $50,000 cash.

She is scheduled to appear in court next month.

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