Lake Charles woman facing attempted murder charge in stabbing

(Source: MGN Online)
(Source: MGN Online)

LAKE CHARLES, LA (KPLC) - A Lake Charles woman is accused of attempted second-degree murder following a stabbing.

According to a news release from Lake Charles Deputy Chief of Police Mark Kraus, 42-year-old Lora Ann Fontenot is in the Calcasieu Correctional Center on $150,000 bond.

Authorities said at approximately 1:16 a.m. Wednesday, officers were dispatched to a Lake Street home in reference to a stabbing.

Kraus said upon arrival, officers found a victim who was bleeding from a "non-life threatening wound." The individual was taken to a local hospital for treatment.

Kraus said the victim was cut during an altercation with Fontenot.

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