NEWPORT NEWS, Va. – A woman suffered life-threatening injuries on Wednesday after being stabbed in the neck.
Police say the 40-year-old victim was stabbed in the 500 block of Jefferson Ave.
When officers arrived they found the woman with a stab wound to her neck area and she was transported to a local hospital.
Police say she is said to be in stable condition.
The suspect has been identified as 55-year-old Melvin Lewis Brown.
Brown has been charged with malicious assault, assault, and strangulation of another.