Arrest Follows Domestic Homicide in Alexandria

Arrest Follows Domestic Homicide in Alexandria

The Alexandria Police Department has charged the suspect in a fatal stabbing that occurred on Thursday, Sept. 14, in the 900 block of N. Henry Street.

Melvin Williams, a 23-year-old city resident was charged with first degree murder on Friday, Sept, 15. Williams is being held without bond.

At a North End Quality of Life Work Group meeting, Police Officer Bartholomew Bailey updated the group on the attack and said the incident was considered a domestic incident and occurred between two people who were in a relationship.

According to Laura Binz, communications officer for the Police Department, a second victim was stabbed by Williams and was in critical condition, but was released from the hospital on Sept. 19.

This investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact Detective Loren King at 703-746-6689.