A woman is in the custody of the Hernando County Sheriff’s Office (HCSO) in connection with a stabbing incident in Spring Hill that resulted in the death of the victim.
According to HCSO Deputy Public Information Officer (PIO) Michael Terry, on Feb. 11, deputies responded to a call about a stabbing in the wooded area behind the Lowe’s Home Improvement store at 4780 Commercial Way in Spring Hill. A victim was found at the scene.
The wooded area where this incident took place is known for homeless encampments.
In connection with the incident, HCSO investigators began searching for a white woman, 5 feet, 6 inches tall, weighing 135 pounds, with long black hair wearing black leggings and a gray and white striped shirt, and carrying a zebra print backpack.
That woman, who was considered armed and dangerous, was later arrested by HCSO deputies.
On Feb. 12, the HCSO confirmed that the victim involved in the stabbing had died as a result of injuries sustained in the incident., Terry said.
The investigation into the stabbing remains ongoing.
Details will be provided as the HCSO makes them available.