Man faces 1st-degree murder charge in woman’s stabbing death, Fayetteville police say

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FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (WNCN) — A woman was killed in a reported domestic violence incident in Fayetteville on Monday night, police say.

Fletcher Odell Johnson Jr. (Fayetteville police)

The “domestic disturbance with a weapon” was reported around 10 p.m. at a home along the 900 block of William Clark Road, according to a news release from Fayetteville police.

Fletcher Odell Johnson Jr., 52, has been charged with first-degree murder in the stabbing death of Florinez Torres Lopez, 36, Fayetteville police said.

Lopez was taken to Cape Fear Valley Medical Center where she died.

Johnson is being held without bond.

Anyone with any information regarding the homicide investigation is asked to contact Sergeant P. Orellano with the Fayetteville Police Department at (910) 988-6543 or Crimestoppers at (910) 483-TIPS (8477).


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