Chesterfield County stabbing suspect arrested in Florida

ALACHUA COUNTY, Fla. (WRIC) — According to the Alachua County Sheriff’s Office deputies located Tevin James McGougan, after a 9-1-1 hang up call. McGougan was taken into custody without incident.

McGougan was wanted by the Chesterfield County Police on a felony warrant for first-degree murder.

He was transported to a local hospital for a pre-existing medical issue and will eventually be returned to Virginia to stand trial.

On Friday, Nov. 11, police responded to the 6500 block of Statute Street for a report that a woman had been found unresponsive. Police located Nishae A. Samms, 23, who had sustained a stab wound. Samms was pronounced deceased at the scene.

Police identified McGougan, 23, of the 600 block of Cowardin Ave. in Richmond, as the suspect in the homicide. Detectives obtained a warrant for first-degree murder for McGougan.

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