Man sentenced in fatal stabbing

Jacksonville Sheriff's Office booking photo of Travis Watkins

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – A 48-year-old Jacksonville man was sentenced Friday afternoon to 35 years in prison in a fatal stabbing in 2012.

Travis Devon Watkins' sentence for second-degree murder will be followed by 10 years of probation

Watkins pleaded guilty to the charge in October 2015.

In October 2012, Watkins was at his neighbor’s house when the two of them got into an argument.

As the altercation turned physical, the victim went outside.

Watkins went into the victim’s kitchen, grabbed a knife and followed the victim outside.

Watkins then fatally stabbed the victim before leaving the scene and walking back to his house.