DURHAM, N.C. — Police in North Carolina have arrested a suspect in a woman’s stabbing death at a park.

Durham police said in a previous news release that officers were called to a park around 9 p.m. Tuesday, and they found the body of 50-year-old Alicia Elder.

A statement from police on Thursday said 55-year-old Michael Anthony Person was arrested and charged with murder. Investigators said the incident doesn’t appear to be random.

Person’s status wasn’t immediately available in online jail records on Thursday.

Author photo
The AP is one of the largest and most trusted sources of independent newsgathering. AP is neither privately owned nor government-funded; instead, as a not-for-profit news cooperative owned by its American newspaper and broadcast members, it can maintain its single-minded focus on newsgathering and its commitment to the highest standards of objective, accurate journalism.