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Indianapolis man sentenced in stabbing murder of girlfriend

Victim stabbed more than two dozen times
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Posted at 2:18 PM, Jul 07, 2020
and last updated 2020-07-07 14:18:20-04

INDIANAPOLIS — In November of 2018, 19-year-old Liv Harrison died after being stabbed more than two dozen times at a home on the Indianapolis northwest side.

Tuesday, the man who admitted to the crime was sentenced to 45-years in prison.

In a plea deal, 27-year-old Ronald Tucker, who was the victim's boyfriend, pleaded guilty to murder. Three other charges, including criminal confinement, were dismissed.

Police were called to a domestic disturbance at 1716 Stevenson Street where they found Harrison seriously wounded. She died a short time later.

According to information from the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department, officers found Tucker standing near Harrison with a knife in his hand. Police told Tucker to put the knife down. Instead, he cut his own throat and and stabbed himself in the stomach.