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Arrest made in fatal Dinwiddie homicide, stabbing

Dwight Ridley (Source: NBC12) Dwight Ridley (Source: NBC12)
24000 block of Ridley Road (Source: NBC12) 24000 block of Ridley Road (Source: NBC12)
24000 block of Ridley Road (Source: NBC12) 24000 block of Ridley Road (Source: NBC12)
24000 block of Ridley Road (Source: NBC12) 24000 block of Ridley Road (Source: NBC12)
DINWIDDIE, VA (WWBT) -

One person was killed in connection to a homicide and stabbing in Dinwiddie.

It happened around 2:30 p.m. when officers received a call from the Southside Regional Medical Center in Petersburg saying a person came into the emergency room with stab wounds. 

When officers arrived on scene of the 24000 block of Ridley Road, they found the body of 59-year-old Dwight Carrington Ridley. His body was taken to the Medical Examiner's Office in Richmond to determine the cause of death.

Deputies say the stabbing victim was released from the hospital.

Investigators have arrested 40-year-old John Darryl Ridley. He was charged with second degree murder and is being held without bond at Meherrin River Regional Jail. He will be arraigned in Dinwiddie Juvenile and Domestic Relations Court on Jan. 12.

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