Man dies, woman arrested in Albany stabbing

Man dies, woman arrested in Albany stabbing
The stabbing happened in the 800 block of Blaylock (Source: WALB)
The stabbing happened in the 800 block of Blaylock (Source: WALB)

ALBANY, GA (WALB) - A man is dead and a woman in custody following an early morning stabbing Saturday. According to police, Charles Porter, 39, and Kamesha Jackson, 34, had an argument.

At some point around 4 a.m. Saturday morning, Jackson stabbed Porter in the upper thigh with a knife near 806 Blaylock Street. Porter lost a significant amount of blood and was transported to the hospital.

Porter's condition was labeled critical, and Jackson was taken into custody on the scene. At 4 p.m. Saturday afternoon, Porter died from his injuries.

Police said charges are expected to be upgraded from aggravated assault to murder on Monday.

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