Update 7.21.18:

DANIELS, W.Va. — West Virginia State Police have released the identities of the victims in a Raleigh County stabbing that killed one and injured another.

Joseph O’Conner of Beckley died as a result of his injuries at a local hospital. Jami Rice of Weston was taken to Charleston Area Medical Center where investigators say she remains in critical condition.

Troopers responded to a stabbing call at around 7 Thursday evening at a Louisa Lane home in the Daniels area. No arrests have been made as the incident remains under investigation.

Original 7.20.18: 

DANIELS, W.Va. — One person is dead and another is in critical condition following a stabbing in Raleigh County.

According to West Virginia State Police, a stabbing call came from the Daniels area at around 7 Thursday evening. Upon arrival, they found one male and one female with stab wounds.

Both victims were taken to a local hospital. The male died as a result of his injuries while the female remains hospitalized in critical condition. She has been transported to Charleston Area Medical Center.

No further details are available at this time. State Police are continuing to investigate.

This story will be updated.


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