Police: Man fatally stabs woman he met on dating website
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Police say one suspect is in custody following a deadly stabbing at an apartment complex in Cartersville on Tuesday, October 2. (Photo: Aungelique Proctor/myfoxatlanta)
CARTERSVILLE, Ga. -
Police say one suspect is in custody following a deadly stabbing at an apartment complex in Cartersville on Tuesday.
Cartersville police say the incident occurred at the Alexandria Landing Apartments off of Old Mill Road near Cartersville Elementary School around 9:50 a.m. Police say 20-year-old DeAndre Hightower stabbed and killed a 29-year-old woman he met on an online dating site.
Another victim, who witnessed the stabbing, was not stabbed and treated at the scene.
According to FOX 5's Aungelique Proctor, Hightower had been living with the stabbing victim for four days.
Police said that the victim didn't come home on Monday night but returned to the apartment early Tuesday. A second woman who was staying at the apartment heard the two of them arguing and witnessed the stabbing, according to Captain Mark Camp of the Cartersville Police Department.
Police said that they were able to locate Hightower in a wooded area behind a church close to the apartments.
Hightower used four different knives in the deadly attack, police said.
The incident remains under investigation.
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