Arlington woman arrested for stabbing death of another

Arlington woman arrested for stabbing death of another

ARLINGTON, GA (WALB) - A fight between two women ended with one being stabbed to death, and the woman suspected of the stabbing being arrested.

Arlington Police Chief Donnell Bryant said Tuesday morning that Lashonda Reid, 47, was killed about 2:00 a. m., and Australia Tammy Martin, 42, was taken into custody.

It happened at an apartment in the 18000 block of Morgan Road, in Arlington.

The GBI said that Reid was found dead outside her residence, with multiple sharp force trauma wounds. Her body will be sent to the GBI Crime Lab where an autopsy will be performed.

Martin has been charged with one count of Felony Murder, and one count of Aggravated Assault, and was booked into the Calhoun Co. Jail.

Anyone who has information pertaining to this investigation is asked to contact the Arlington Police Department at (229) 725-4211 or the GBI Sylvester Office at (229) 777-2080.

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