Woman stabbed to death, another injured in domestic violence attack

DENHAM SPRINGS, LA (WAFB) - Deputies in Livingston Parish are investigating a tragic domestic violence incident that left one woman dead and sent another to the hospital.

The Livingston Parish Sheriff's Office reported Tosha M. Smith, 44, of Denham Springs, was stabbed to death.

Sheriff Jason Ard said Christopher Glenn, 33, of Denham Springs, has been arrested on second-degree murder and domestic abuse battery charges.

LPSO said deputies were called to a home on Dodger Drive in Denham Springs around 1 a.m.

According to Ard, the investigation so far shows Glenn allegedly stabbed Smith several times with a knife and then attacked another woman "with his hands."

He added the second victim survived and is being treated at the hospital. Her condition is unknown.

Ard said there were multiple children in the home during the attacks. He added evidence is still being processed from the tragic scene and witnesses are still being interviewed.

Glenn is being held on $150,000 bond.

Detectives have not said what was behind the violent scene, but sources say it may have had something to with a divorce.

According to Ard, the investigation is ongoing and more charges are possible.

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