Boyfriend of Sylacauga stabbing victim charged in her death

SYLACAUGA, Ala. (WIAT)– The Talladega County Sheriff’s Office has arrested a Sylacauga man in connection with a fatal stabbing that happened early Saturday morning.

Sheriff Jimmy Kilgore tells WIAT42 News that 32-year-old Edmond Woods was arrested at a relative’s home in Selma shortly after midnight Sunday morning. Woods was the boyfriend of the victim, 34-year-old Carrie Ingram.

Kilgore says Woods was a suspect from the beginning of the investigation, and that the  stabbing was the result of an argument between the two.  Woods is charged with Murder and is currently in the Talladega County Jail on a $500,000 cash bond.

Ingram was found stabbed multiple times inside her home in the 500 block of Center Hill Road in Sylacauga. She was transported to Coosa Valley Medical Center where she died from blood loss around 2:50 a.m.

Ingram’s daughter was home at the time of the attack and fled to her aunt’s house nearby who notified the authorities.

Ingram is survived by three children. A GoFundMe account has been set up to help her family with burial expenses.

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