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One woman killed, another critically wounded in Richmond stabbing; man taken into custody
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One woman killed, another critically wounded in Richmond stabbing; man taken into custody

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One woman was fatally wounded and another critically injured Friday afternoon in a stabbing near The Jefferson Hotel on North Jefferson Street in Richmond, police said.

Officers were called at 12:52 p.m. to the 100 block of North Jefferson Street for a reported stabbing. Upon arrival, they found two women in a “structure,” police said in a news release. The women were suffering from stab wounds.

Both of them had life-threatening injuries and were transported to a hospital, where one of the victims died.

A suspect, an adult male, was taken into custody near the scene. Police said detectives currently are not looking for any other suspects.

Police said more information about the suspect and the identity of the victim will be released as the investigation progresses.

Police urged anyone with information about the incident to call Major Crimes Detective M. Young at (804) 646-3926 or contact Crime Stoppers at (804) 780-1000. The P3 Tips Crime Stoppers app also may be used. All Crime Stoppers reporting methods are anonymous.

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