Suspect arrested in Lawrence apartment stabbing

Lawrence police arrested a person on a charge of second degree murder this morning after another person was stabbed to death at an apartment in the 4300 block of West 24th Place.

Police did not release the name of either the victim or the suspect who they said was being held at the Douglas County Jail. Police said the 3:30 a.m. stabbing related to domestic violence.

Police and emergency medical personnel responded to a reported stabbing at the apartment and found the victim had suffered critical injuries. Both responders attempted lifesaving measures but the victim died at the scene.

The suspect was located and taken into custody. The case is being turned over to the Douglas County District Attorney’s Office. The suspect is expected to appear before a judge on the charges in county district court tomorrow.

Douglas County Sheriff’s booking records show Marci Deshayna Cully 27 of Lawrence was arrested at 9:27 a.m. this morning in Lawrence and charged with murder second degree.