Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police were investigating a homicide Monday morning after a neighbor reported seeing a woman being stabbed in her garage.
Detectives say they were called at 7:15 a.m. to the 5600 block of Hubbard Point Drive in the University City area and found a woman who had been stabbed. She was pronounced dead at the scene by Medic. Police later identified her as Marcella Lightner Thrash, 50.
A male subject of interest has been taken to police headquarters to be interviewed by homicide detectives, officials said. At this time, detectives believe that Thrash and the man know one another.
Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call 704-432-TIPS and speak directly to a homicide unit detective. Detective Hefner is the lead detective assigned to the case. The public can also call Crime Stoppers at 704-334-1600 or visit the Crime Stoppers mobile app website at http://charlottecrimestoppers.com/.
Sources told the Observer the stabbing occurred in the garage of the home, and that the altercation may have continued in the driveway.