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Woman’s dog dies after protecting her from former boyfriend who tried to stab her with knife

By Mason White 2:47 PM December 28, 2015
Walter Williams 

By: Mahesh Sarin
(Scroll down for video) A woman is mourning the death of her loyal dog that died while protecting her from a former boyfriend, police in Florida said.

Fort Myers police said that 42-year-old Lisa Potts, got into a fight with her former boyfriend, Walter Williams, after finding him asleep in her house around 4:00 p.m. on Friday.

According to the police investigation, Potts came home from the hospital and found Williams sleeping. After Potts turned on the TV, he became upset, took a crowbar and smashed the television set.

He then grabbed a knife and approached Potts. That is when the dog identified as 6-year-old Lucy, jumped into action. Lucy charged at Williams who stabbed it with the knife.

Lucy was taken to an animal hospital, where it died of the stab wound. Police officers who arrived at the scene, arrested Williams on a charge of battery.