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Bassett woman arrested for stabbing 48-year-old man

Updated: Apr 23



BASSETT, VA – The Henry County Sheriff's Office arrested a woman involved in a stabbing Wednesday afternoon in Bassett.


At around 1:18 p.m., deputies were dispatched for a report of a man who had been stabbed at Brookshire Apartments located on Brookshire Lane.


Investigators said there was a domestic altercation between 48-year-old Ronald Lee Young, Jr. and 27-year-old Kayla Gail Walker, who live together at 115 Brookshire Lane, Apartment 7.


According to Young, she stabbed him in the left side of the torso during the altercation.


Medics transported Young to a landing zone set up near the Bassett Volunteer Fire Department to be airlifted to Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital for treatment.


Walker was arrested at the scene and has been charged with felony malicious wounding.


She is being held in the Henry County Jail without bond.


Anyone with information regarding this crime is asked to contact the sheriff’s office at 276-638-8751 or Crimestoppers at 276-632-7463. The Crimestoppers Program offers rewards up to $2,500 for information related to crime. The nature of the crime and the substance of the information determine the amount of reward paid.


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