MPD: Woman arrested, charged with murder after stabbing husband

32-year-old Latonya Woods. (Photo: Mobile Police Department)


FROM MPD: Mobile police have arrested 32-year-old Latonya Woods and charged her with murder in the stabbing of her husband.

The incident occurred on the 1200 block of Barker Drive West. Police responded to the stabbing incident Saturday, December 9, 2017 at approximately 7:44 p.m.

10 PM UDATE: MPD tells NBC 15 that the homicide was a result of a domestic situation. A female suspect is in custody.

According to police, the male victim was stabbed on Baker Drive. Witnesses were taking him to the hospital and pulled into the gas station to summon help.

The victim was transported to USA Hospital and was pronounced dead.

The gas station is now back open after the incident.

**Correction from earlier version: The name of the victim has not been released.


UPDATE: MPD says one man is dead and a homicide investigation is underway.


There is a heavy police presence at the Circle K in Mobile on Springhill Ave.

Police responded to reports of a stabbing before 8 p.m., but it has not been confirmed by police.

NBC gas a crew on scene. We will update with more info as it enters our newsroom.

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