19-year-old charged in fatal stabbing at Fayetteville's College Lakes Park

FAYETTEVILLE, NC (WTVD) -- Fayetteville police have arrested the suspect accused of fatally stabbing a woman during an altercation Monday afternoon.

On Tuesday, officers said 19-year-old Jamesha Sparrow was arrested and charged with second-degree murder.

It happened around 3:30 p.m. at College Lakes Park in the area of Rosehill Road and Tranquil Drive.

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A woman was fatally stabbed in a Fayetteville park, and police say it was not a random incident.





Officials said the victim, 36-year-old Amanda Rollins, was transported to Cape Fear Valley Medical Center in critical condition, where she died from her injuries.

Reports suggest three people became involved in a physical altercation with Rollins, and during the struggle, she was stabbed.

Sparrow was booked into the Cumberland County Detention Center under a $350,000 secured bond.

Officers said the crime was not random and that the two women knew each other prior to the altercation.
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