UPDATE: Lynchburg man charged with murder after late-night stabbing

LPD on scene of malicious wounding on Cabell St. (WDBJ7)
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A Lynchburg man is charged with murder following the stabbing of another Lynchburg resident.

On September 14 at 10:55 p.m., Lynchburg police responded to the 500 block of Amherst St. after dispatch received a call that a male had been stabbed multiple times.

Police and Lynchburg Fire Department medics arrived on scene and found Daion Jamane Williams, a 20-year-old Lynchburg resident, suffering from apparent stab wounds.

The Lynchburg Police Department Investigations Unit and the Forensics Unit responded to the scene.

LPD took Williams to the Lynchburg General Hospital where he was later pronounced dead.

Sean Sullivan Smith, a 31-year-old resident of Lynchburg was taken into custody and has been charged with murder.

Smith is currently being held at the Blue Ridge Regional Jail without bond.

Lynchburg police are investigating a malicious wounding that happened near Cabell Street and Amherst Street.

Police say the call came in around 10:55 p.m. Thursday night.

Investigators are on the scene.

Stay with us as this is a developing story.

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