(09/26/2018)
MAN STABBED - Charleston police said a man accused of stabbing another man in Kanawha City Monday night has turned himself in.

Chase Allen Upton, 28, is charged with malicious wounding.

Police said Upton stabbed Dachaun Thaxton, 23, in the chest at a home.

Thaxton is currently in critical condition at a local hospital.

Upton will be arraigned at Kanawha County Magistrate Court.

WOMAN STABBED TO DEATH - Kanawha County deputies said a woman has died after a stabbing and a suspect is expected to be arraigned on a murder charge.

Cheryl Fisher, 57 of Charleston died after being stabbed in the back during a brief argument about noon Tuesday in the parking lot of The Tobacco Shop on Sissonville Drive, according to a news release from the Kanawha County Sheriff's Office.

Cynthia Gatewood, 30 of Nitro was arrested at the Family Dollar store across from Sissonville High School and is expected to be arraigned on a murder charge, deputies said.

Deputies said Fisher got in her car after she was stabbed and went to the Sissonville Health Center. She was taken by ambulance to a hospital in Charleston where she died, deputies said.

SCRATCHY NAILS - A disagreement over a cell phone led to an attempted armed robbery at Sky Nail & Spa Monday, according to the Huntington Police Department.

Officers arrested Skylar Larcart, 20, on five counts of wanton endangerment and one count of robbery.

Huntington police say Larcart was inside the nail salon Monday afternoon, when a disagreement over a cell phone occurred.

"Larcart left the business and returned less than an hour later and brandished a firearm at employees and customers, while demanding money for the cell phone," said Huntington Police Capt. Dan Underwood.

After the employees refused, Larcart left the business for a second time and was stopped by HPD officers about two blocks away, according to Underwood. Larcart was arrested and taken to Western Regional Jail, where he was booked at 9:15 p.m. His bail was set at $200,000, cash-only.


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