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Police ID Suspect In Fatal Double-Stabbing

Columbus Division of Police

Columbus police say two women were stabbed and killed Tuesday, and the suspect is hospitalized in critical condition after attempting to commit suicide. 31-year-old Innocent Nshizirungu will be charged with the murders of his 25-year-old girlfriend Mariah Hurt and 43-year-old Wanda Myricks.  The two were killed  at a home on Walford Street following an argument.  The deaths mark the 172nd and 173rd homicides in Columbus in 2020. 

Jim has been with WCBE since 1996. Before that he worked as a reporter at another Columbus radio station, and for three newspapers in Southwest Florida.
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