UPDATE: (11 A.M. Dec. 2, 2022) – Authorities have identified a woman accused of stabbing a man in the neck on Thursday, Dec. 1, 2022.

According to the Nicholas County Sheriff’s Office, Ashley Harlow, 30, of Summersville, West Virginia, was arrested on charges of malicious wounding and attempted murder in connection to the stabbing that happened Thursday afternoon in Craigsville, West Virginia.

Deputies say Harlow had been in “an altercation” with the victim and stabbed him in the “lower portion” of his neck with a steak knife.

As of Thursday afternoon, Nicholas County dispatchers said the victim was taken to the hospital and in stable condition.

The investigation into the incident is ongoing.


NICHOLAS COUNTY, WV (WOWK) – A man is recovering and a woman is in custody after a stabbing in Nicholas County.

According to Nicholas County 911 dispatchers, authorities were called to Woodbine Road in Craigsville, West Virginia around 1:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 1, 2022 regarding a stabbing.

Dispatchers say when authorities arrived, they found a woman had allegedly stabbed a man in the neck. According to dispatchers, the man was taken to an area hospital where he is in stable condition.

The woman was taken into custody. The suspect and victim’s names have not been released at this time. The Nicholas County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the incident, dispatchers say.