HAMLIN, W.Va. — State police say a Hamlin man is charged in connection with the death of his wife.

Troopers charged Edward Jeffers with murder after he allegedly stabbed Stephanie Jeffers at Highland Apartments in Hamlin Thursday afternoon.

Both Jeffers and his wife were bleeding when troopers arrived on the scene and both were transported to the hospital. The wife died a short time later, troopers said.

State police said a third person called Lincoln County 911 to report the initial incident.

Troopers and Hamlin police officers were initially on the scene.

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