Police detain suspect in fatal stabbing of Chattanooga woman

Angel Evans
photo Gerald Nelson, 24, seen here in this February booking photo, is the primary suspect in Friday's stabbing death of Angel Evans, 33. He has not been charged in Evans' death.

A 33-year-old woman was stabbed to death in her home in Alton Park early this morning, according to police.

Chattanooga police responded to a reported stabbing at the home at 4011 Hooker Road just before 2 a.m. today and found Angel Evans stabbed to death inside.

Police also found a man alive but wounded outside the home. Gerald Nelson, 24, was stabbed but his injuries are not life-threatening, according to police.

Nelson is the primary suspect in the stabbing, police said. He has not been charged in Evans' death.

Friends said Evans was outgoing, loved to dance and could have a hot temper. She had no children but doted on her dog, who she called her baby.

Police ask that anyone who witnessed this crime or has any information on what happened call 423-698-2525.

This is a developing story. Stay with the Times Free Press for more details.

photo A woman was stabbed to death at this location in Alton Park, Chattanooga police say.