Woman Facing Charges in Fatal Stabbing of her Uncle

UPDATE: Chardnay Southern has been charged with second degree murder. She is currently being held without bond.

A woman is facing murder charges this afternoon for fatally stabbing her uncle. Just before 11 this morning, officers were called to a home in the 8000 block of Steadman Street for an argument between Mr. Courtney Southern, 30, and his 22-year-old niece, Ms. Chardnay Southern. The two lived together in a home there with other family members. Preliminarily, our investigation shows Ms. Southern stabbed her uncle in the upper body. The murder weapon has been recovered. Mr. Southern was pronounced dead at the hospital. Ms. Southern was taken into custody shortly after the stabbing.

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