Crime & Safety

Man dead, woman injured after stabbing in South Boston

South Boston, Virginia – A man of South Boston is arrested after stabbing two people.
The South Boston Police Department responded on Saturday around 12:30 a.m. to a report of two stab victims treated at Sentara Halifax Regional Hospital.
Upon arrival at the hospital, officers found man and woman with stabbing wounds.
One of the victims, the 48-year-old Wheeler succumbed to his injuries around 3:50 a.m.
58-year-old Lional Russell Barnett was later arrested and charged with one count of second-degree murder and one count of attempted murder.
According to investigation report, the incident occurred at the Willow Oaks Apartments in the Town of South Boston.

Donald Wolfe

Donald’s writings have appeared in HuffPost, Washington Examiner, The Saturday Evening Post, and The Virginian-Pilot, among other publications. He is a graduate of the University of Virginia. He is the Virginian Tribune's Publisher.

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