Martinsville man wanted after deputies say he stabbed fiance
MARTINSVILLE, Va. (WDBJ) - A Martinsville man is wanted after allegedly stabbing his fiance during an argument.
The Henry County Sheriff’s Office responded to a call about a domestic incident at a home on Willow Ct. around 8:30 Thursday night. They found a woman suffering from multiple stab wounds to her head, torso and arms. The 47-year-old was alert and communicated with deputies. She was flown to Roanoke for treatment.
Deputies determined an argument over the use of a vehicle had been underway between the victim and her fiance, Willie Lee Turner. During the argument, police say Turner began to assault the victim and her two children, ages 9 and 24, before allegedly grabbing a kitchen knife and stabbing his fiance multiple times.
Turner left the scene in the victim’s lime green Fiat two-door hatchback with Virginia license UPW-4617.
The 61-year-old man is wanted on multiple charges, including malicious wounding, two counts of strangulation, grand larceny of a motor vehicle and misdemeanor assault and battery.
Anyone with information regarding Turner’s whereabouts is asked to contact the sheriff’s office at 276-638-8751 or Crimestoppers at 632-7463. Crimestoppers offers rewards of up to $2,500 for information related to a crime.
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