Teen turns self in days after 19-year-old found stabbed to death in Wilson parking lot, police say

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Friday, May 7, 2021

WILSON, N.C. (WTVD) -- An 18-year-old turned herself in on Friday in the stabbing death of a 19-year-old Wilson woman.

Officials said Tajahya Applewhite, 18, of Wilson turned herself in to Wilson police officers in the death of Trinity Williams. Applewhite is being charged with one count of murder.

Williams was found stabbed to death in a parking lot along the 1700 block of Ward Boulevard between Westview Lanes and Sammy's Convenient Mart late Monday night.

Applewhite is being held with no bond.

Anyone with further information on the stabbing is asked to contact the Wilson Police Department at (252) 399-2323 or CrimeStoppers at (252) 243-2255.

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