Fatal stabbing in Shenandoah County

Virginia State Police are investigating a fatal stabbing in Shenandoah County.

Shortly before 3 p.m. Saturday, the Shenandoah County Sheriff’s Office responded to a 911 call for a malicious wounding at a residence on Dellinger Acres Road.

Upon arrival at the scene, deputies located an adult female, Cynthia G. Dellinger, 63, of Edinburg, Va., suffering from multiple stab wounds. She was transported to Shenandoah Memorial Hospital, where she died.

Police arrested David B. Knott, 55, of Edinburg, and charged him with Second Degree Murder.

This is an isolated incident and there is no danger to citizens, police said.


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