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Police: Man arrested after fatally stabbing girlfriend in Richmond

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Posted at 3:22 PM, Nov 09, 2020
and last updated 2020-11-09 15:25:57-05

RICHMOND, Va. -- Police have identified a woman killed in a fatal stabbing in Richmond Sunday night.

Officers responded to the 1700 block of West Cary Street for the report of male possibly having a psychotic episode at approximately 8:24 p.m.

When officers arrived at the scene, they came in contact with Maury E. Williams who informed officers of an incident that occurred inside a nearby residence.

That's where officers found his girlfriend, Christina Cunningham, a woman in her 20s, unresponsive with stab wounds. She was pronounced dead at the scene.

Williams was arrested and has been charged with murder and stabbing in the commission of a felony.

Detectives say Williams and Cunningham had been in a relationship for approximately one year.

Anyone with information is asked to call Major Crimes Detective B. Neifeld at (804) 646-3246 or Crime Stoppers at (804) 780-1000. The P3 Tips Crime Stoppers app for smartphones also may be used. All Crime Stoppers reporting methods are anonymous.