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JSO: Suspect identified, arrested in fatal stabbing on Northside

Officers say an altercation led to the stabbing death of one woman

JSO is investigating a fatal stabbing in the Northside, that happened early Saturday morning.
JSO is investigating a fatal stabbing in the Northside, that happened early Saturday morning. (WJXT)

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – The Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office identified and arrested a suspect involved in a fatal stabbing Saturday on Harbor View Court.

According to JSO, officers were called to the scene at 3:12 a.m. in reference to a person stabbed.

They found a woman dead at the scene and took a suspect into custody. She was treated at a local hospital for injuries.

In a news release Sunday, JSO identified Latasha M. Lucas, 29, as that suspect, saying she had been arrested on a murder charge.

JSO arrested Latasha M. Lucas on charges of murder in a fatal stabbing Saturday.
JSO arrested Latasha M. Lucas on charges of murder in a fatal stabbing Saturday. (WJXT)

According to the release, Lucas and the victim knew each other and had gotten into a fight that resulted in the stabbing.

Lucas is being held without bond.

News4Jax found in court records that Lucas has been arrested on charges of battery on a pregnant woman, battery of a law enforcement officer and twice for simple battery. She was also served with an injunction obtained by an employee of a bank after the teller said Lucas threatened their life.

Anyone with further information on this stabbing is urged to contact JSO at 904-630-0500, or call First Coast Crime Stoppers at 1(866) 845-TIPS to remain anonymous.