Arrest made in Charleston Independence Day murder

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — A Kanawha County woman was charged with murder for the alleged stabbing death of a man in the Capital City early on Independence Day.

Rashieda Tyree

Charleston Police said Duane Troy Letlow, 54, of Charleston died after being stabbed in the chest with a knife around 1:30 a.m. Saturday at the Living AIDS Memorial Garden located on Charleston’s Washington Street East.

Rashieda Tyree, 30, of Dunbar, was arrested on a count of first-degree murder.

Investigators claimed Tyree stabbed Letlow one time during an argument.

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