Suspect in deadly Hopewell stabbing arrested
HOPEWELL, VA (WWBT) - Hopewell Police confirm the suspect in a deadly stabbing was arrested at a relative's home late Saturday evening.
52-year-old Ulysses Blanding, Jr. was wanted for murder in the 1st degree and taken into custody without incident.
Just before 4:00 p.m., officers responded to the 200 block of Davisville Court for a reported domestic disturbance. The victim, identified as 28-year-old Catherine Elizabeth Lipford, was pronounced dead at the scene.
Lipford's body was found with "multiple sharp force injuries" according to a statement issued by the Hopewell Police Department.
The investigation remains underway. Anyone with information can leave an anonymous tip by contacting Hopewell / Prince George Crime Solvers at (804) 541-2202.
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