Woman Charged With Attempted Murder in Stabbing

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Staff Report —

A 28-year-old Painter woman has been charged with attempted murder after an older woman was stabbed multiple times late Tuesday.
Megan A. Harrison is charged with first-degree attempted murder, according to the Accomack County Sheriff’s Office.
The sheriff’s office received a report at around 10:05 p.m. Tuesday that a woman had been stabbed on Pond View Court in Painter, according to Sheriff Todd Wessells.
When deputies arrived on the scene, they found a 60-year-old woman suffering from multiple lacerations.
The victim was transported to Riverside Shore Memorial Hospital and later was flown to Sentara Norfolk General Hospital, where she is listed in stable condition.
Investigation into the incident led to a warrant being obtained for Harrison.
The Accomack County Sheriff’s Office was assisted by the Virginia State Police, Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries, the Onancock Police Department, and the Accomack County Department of Public Safety.
Anyone with information is asked to contact the Accomack County Sheriff’s Office at 757-787-1131 or 757-824-5666 or tips may be submitted at accomackcountysheriffsoffice.org