Woman dies after double-stabbing in Old Town Alexandria; 1 person in custody, police say

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A 30-year-old woman has died and another man remains in critical condition following a stabbing in Old Town Alexandria early Thursday morning, and police have a man in custody.

Dasheria Barksdale died from her injuries at an area hospital and a 27-year-old man is in critical condition.

Police say a 23-year-old man is in custody with "self-inflicted" injuries and is in critical condition.

The stabbing occurred in the 900 block of N. Henry Street.

An investigation is underway, and authorities say the stabbing is the fourth homicide in Alexandria in 2017.

This story has been updated

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