Woman arrested, charged with second degree murder in Henrico stabbing

Posted at 1:02 PM, Apr 01, 2017
and last updated 2017-04-01 15:35:46-04

HENRICO COUNTY, Va. — Police have arrested a woman in connection with a fatal stabbing that occurred Friday evening.

Faatima Winston has been arrested and charged with second degree murder after police say she fatally stabbed a man inside a residence in the 1600 block of Almond Creek Court.

The victim has been identified as 25-year-old Jo’van R. Hayes.

Crime Insider sources tell Jon Burkett that a Facebook exchange between Winston and Hayes led to the stabbing.

Faatima Uniquia Winston

Officers responded to the 1600 block of Almond Creek Court at approximately 6:30 p.m. Friday evening for a reported stabbing. Upon arrival, they found Hayes inside a residence suffering from stab wounds.

He was transported to VCU Medical Center where he later succumbed to his injuries.

Police are not looking for any additional suspects and the incident is still under investigation.

Stay with CBS 6 for the latest on this developing story.

CBS 6 reporter Brendan King will have more on this story on CBS 6 News at 11 p.m. 

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