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Chesapeake police investigate after 22-year-old mom is stabbed to death

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Chesapeake, Va. - Chesapeake police are now investigating after a 22-year-old woman was stabbed to death.

She has been identified by her family as Avatiena Wesley.

Police say at around 3:30 p.m. on Thursday, they went to check on Wesley at a home in the 3000 block of Welcome Road.

When police arrived, they found the 22-year-old with stab wounds to the chest. She was then taken to the hospital for treatment but was pronounced dead.

Authorities say they have a person of interest in custody right now. No other details have been released.

If you have any information about this case, please call the Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP.