Fayette County Woman Charged With Attempted Murder After Stabbing
A 37-year-old Fayette County woman was charged with attempted murder and first-degree assault after she allegedly stabbed a woman several times last Thursday.
Andy Hamlin, the district attorney for the 24th Judicial Circuit of Alabama who prosecutes crimes in Fayette, Pickens and Lamar Counties, said the arrest followed a incident on Fayette County Road 49 last week.
Hamlin said investigators believe the suspect, 37-year-old Mary Jennifer Edwards, stabbed another woman and struck her in the head with a "deadly weapon or dangerous implement."
The victim was hospitalized with multiple injuries and reported the attack last Friday, November 13th.
Edwards was arrested early this week and charged with attempted murder and first-degree assault.
She was placed in the Fayette County Jail, where she remained late Thursday night.
Hamlin said no additional details could be released as the case remains under investigation.
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