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A woman has been charged in the stabbing death of a man Sunday night in the Highway 58 area, according to a news release from the Chattanooga Police Department.

Officers responded to the report of a stabbing about 10:47 p.m. in the 3900 block of Merrywood Lane. 

George Deramus, 60, was found unresponsive with injuries consistent with stab wounds. Hamilton County Emergency Services responded to the scene and pronounced Deramus dead.

CPD Major Crimes Unit investigators responded to the scene and detained a suspect, 49-year-old Tavonia Johnson.

Johnson was arrested and taken to the Hamilton County Jail. Johnson has been charged with criminal homicide.

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