UPDATE: Suspect, Wundria Byrd, has turned herself in and is now at the Ouachita Correctional Center for Attempted 2nd Degree Murder with bond of $1,000,000,.00
UPDATE: The suspect in the stabbing from Saturday at the Ashford Place Apartments in West Monroe has been identified. An arrest warrant for Wundria “Tigia” Von Byrd, 41yo, of South Carolina, has been secured for one count of Attempted Second Degree Murder. It is believed that Byrd has fled the area and possibly returning to her home state. Bond has been set at $1,000,000.00.
The victim of the attack is in a local hospital and is listed in serious condition. Evidence indicates that the attack is not random and was directed specifically at the victim.
If you have any information on the whereabouts of Byrd, please contact the Ouachita Parish Sheriff’s Office at 318.329.1200.
On 6/15/13 at approximately 9:30p, the Ouachita Parish Sheriff’s Office was dispatched to Ashford Place Apartments in reference to a stabbing. An investigation revealed that a black female entered the apartment and stabbed another black female several times.
The suspect fled the scene prior to OPSO’s arrival and has not yet been located.