BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Baltimore Police have arrested a suspect in connection to the city’s first homicide of 2021.

Lakeyria Doughty, 26, of the 1100 block of Moneta Court was arrested and charged with first and second-degree murder, first and second-degree assault and assault with a deadly weapon.

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Police responded around 4:15 a.m. on New Year’s Day to a home in the 1200 block of North Stricker Street for a report of a stabbing.

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When officers arrived, they found Tiffany Wilson, 33, suffering from multiple stab wounds. Wilson was pronounced dead on the scene.

Officers immediately took a witness and potential suspect into custody.

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Doughty is now being held in Central Booking where she is waiting to see a court commissioner.

CBS Baltimore Staff