NASSAWADOX, Va. (WVEC) -- Sheriff's deputies charged Winston Leroy Burton, 58, of Cheriton with First Degree Murder after a stabbing at Riverside Shore Memorial Hospital Monday.
Northampton County Sheriff David Doughty, Jr. said Burton attacked Shellie L. Crockett, 42, of Keller in the hospital parking lot.
Emergency dispatchers received a call about the stabbing at 7:32 a.m. The caller told them the attacker left the scene.
When deputies got there at 7:40 a.m., they found hospital staff members treating Crockett who had been stabbed several times.