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Teen arrested after woman stabbed to death in Newport News

Teen arrested after woman stabbed to death in Newport News
Posted at 4:22 PM, Sep 20, 2015
and last updated 2015-09-21 18:05:41-04

Newport News, Va. - A 20-year-old woman was stabbed to death in Newport News Sunday afternoon.

Police received a call about the stabbing in the 800 block of Loraine Drive at 2:42 p.m.

Police arrived on scene to find the woman with a life-threatening stab wound to her upper body. An officer performed CPR until medics arrived.

The woman was pronounced dead at the scene. She has been identified as 20-year-old Abigail Cruz.

A 16-year-old female was detained at the scene. She has been charged with one count of first degree murder and use of a knife in the commission of a felony. She is currently being held in detention.

The suspect's name will not be released due to the age.