Suspect arrested following stabbing

Published: Nov. 2, 2022 at 7:04 PM CDT|Updated: Nov. 3, 2022 at 12:50 PM CDT
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JONESBORO, Ark. (KAIT) – Jonesboro police have arrested a woman suspected in a Wednesday night stabbing.

D’Naysia Evanesha Larry, 23, of Jonesboro is being held in the Craighead County Detention Center on a charge of first-degree battery.

According to the initial incident report, officers responded to an apartment on North Rogers Street just after 6 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 2.

When police arrived, they found a 30-year-old woman suffering from “severe lacerations.” Officers on the scene told our reporter the victim had been stabbed in the chest.

Sally Smith, public information specialist for the Jonesboro Police Department, said the victim suffered non-life-threatening injuries

Larry remained at the scene to give her statement of events, the report stated. Afterward, officers took her to the police station on South Caraway for further questioning and then arrested her.

She is expected to appear before a Craighead County District Court judge on Friday.