Police are investigating the fifth homicide in Alexandria this year after a man was charged with the fatal stabbing of a 55-year-old woman.

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Alexandria police were responding to a welfare check on Wednesday evening at a residence on North Howard St. when they found the victim, June Seay. She was pronounced dead at the scene. The male suspect, 55, knew the victim. The police haven’t released his name.

The suspect is currently in custody at a hospital with self-inflicted injuries but is in stable condition.

The investigation is ongoing, and anyone with information is asked to contact Detective Loren King at 703-746-6689.