MARTINSVILLE, Va. – The Henry County Sheriff’s Office is looking for a man they say stabbed his fiancee multiple times during an argument Thursday night.
At about 8:32 p.m., authorities said the Martinsville-Henry County 911 Center received a call about a domestic incident at 85 Willow Ct. in Martinsville.
According to the Sheriff’s Office, deputies arrived on the scene to find a woman suffering from multiple stab wounds to her head, torso and arms.
The victim, 47-year-old Teel Sherice Matthews, was alert and able to communicate before being airlifted to Roanoke for treatment.
Authorities said a verbal altercation between Matthews and her fiance, 61-year-old Willie Lee Turner, happened over the use of a vehicle. During the argument, Turner began to assault Matthews and her two children, ages 9 and 24.
Turner grabbed a kitchen knife and stabbed Matthews multiple times before fleeing the scene in Matthew’s lime green Fiat 2dr Hatchback with Virginia license plate UPW-4617, according to the Sheriff’s Office.
Authorities said Turner is wanted for malicious wounding. two counts of strangulation, grand larceny of a motor vehicle and assault and battery.
Anyone with information is asked to call the Henry County Sheriff’s Office at 276-638-8751.