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Suspect caught in Spring Hill stabbing

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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.

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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.

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