Police: Man arrested after stabbing his girlfriend to death in Richmond

Police: Man arrested after stabbing his girlfriend to death in Richmond
Maury E. Williams (Source: Richmond Police)

RICHMOND, Va. (WWBT) - Richmond police said they arrested a man who they say stabbed his girlfriend to death on Sunday.

Police were called shortly before 8:30 p.m. on Nov. 8 to the 1700 block of West Cary Street for a man “possibly having a psychotic episode outside.”

When they arrived, officers say Maury E. Williams told them about an incident that happened inside a nearby home. Inside officers found his girlfriend Christina Cunningham – a woman in her 20s – unresponsive with apparent stab wounds. She was pronounced dead at the scene.

Williams was arrested and charged with murder and stabbing in the commission of a felony.

Police said Williams and Cunningham had been in a relationship for about a year.

Anyone with information is asked to call Major Crimes Detective B. Neifeld at (804) 646-3246 or Crime Stoppers at (804) 780-1000.

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