- Associated Press - Tuesday, May 17, 2016

HILLSBORO, Ore. (AP) - Authorities have arrested an 18-year-old woman accused of fatally stabbing another teenager at a home where they both lived in Washington County.

Sheriff’s Sgt. Bob Ray says a Beaverton police dog helped sheriff’s deputies find the suspect - Tannekqwa Thompson - hiding in a yard late Monday.

The victim has been identified as 18-year-old Charreen Stanford. She was taken to the hospital by a relative and pronounced dead Monday night.

The circumstances that led to the stabbing were not immediately released and it was unknown if Thompson has an attorney.

She was being held without bail on a murder charge.

Copyright © 2018 The Washington Times, LLC.

The Washington Times Comment Policy

The Washington Times is switching its third-party commenting system from Disqus to Spot.IM. You will need to either create an account with Spot.im or if you wish to use your Disqus account look under the Conversation for the link "Have a Disqus Account?". Please read our Comment Policy before commenting.


Click to Read More and View Comments

Click to Hide