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Police search for person of interest after woman found stabbed to death

Posted at 5:33 PM, Apr 25, 2014
and last updated 2014-04-26 11:17:40-04

UPDATE: Prince George County police have identified the victim as 67 year old Lana Sears.

PRINCE GEORGE, Va. (WTVR) – A death investigation is underway after a woman was found stabbed to death in a Prince George County home Friday afternoon.

Prince George County police were called to a home in the Beechwood Manor subdivision in the 1300 block of Marl Bank around 3:54 p.m.

That's where a family member found an adult female dead inside the home.

Capt. Brian A. Kei said officers are trying to find 42-year-old Alana Renee Cole, who they are calling a person of interest in the case.

Cole is described as a white female around five feet five inches tall and weighing around 150 pounds.

Alana Cole

As of 6:15 p.m., police were only letting people who live in the subdivision into the area. A CBS 6 News crew also spotted a K-9 unit on the scene.

Anyone with information about this case or Cole’s whereabouts is urged to call Crime Solvers at 804-733-2777 or text “igotcha” to 274637 (CRIMES).

Stay with CBS 6 News and for updates on this developing story.