HENRICO COUNTY, Va. (WTVR) - A 37-year-old man has been arrested and charged with first-degree murder after a woman was found stabbed in her home in Henrico Monday.
Police were called to a house around 7 p.m. Monday by a relative who was concerned by lack of recent contact with their loved one.
When police responded to the 6100 block of Varina Point Lane, just a few miles east of Rockett’s Landing they found the home owner, Hazel Jackson, 58, stabbed to death inside a bedroom.
Police found Freddie Cephas, also of the 6100 block of Varina Point Lane, on 5th Street. He was taken into custody and later and charged him with First-Degree Murder.
Police said the relationship between the victim and Cephas is unknown at this time.
If you have information that could help police, call Henrico Police at 804-501-5000 or Crime Stoppers at 804-780-1000.
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