Police search for woman who stabbed, killed mother in Bessemer Wal-Mart parking lot

Published: Aug. 27, 2016 at 7:05 PM CDT|Updated: Aug. 28, 2016 at 1:02 PM CDT
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BESSEMER, AL (WBRC) - A woman was stabbed multiple times in the abdomen at a Wal-Mart parking lot in Bessemer on Saturday afternoon.

Police confirm that the woman, identified as Tammy Lynn Huddleston, 49, died early Sunday morning from her injuries.

Authorities are searching for the suspect, 29-year-old Ashia Christine Huddleston of Concord.

According to a witness, Ashia was last seen on Highway 216 between Bessemer and Tuscaloosa County on Saturday.

A witness told police the two were involved in a physical altercation before Ashia stabbed her mother, Tammy.

Tammy was transported to UAB Hospital.

Bessemer police say Ashia fled the scene in a blue Nissan Versa with her boyfriend.

Police have not made any arrests in the case.

Ashia may also use the last name of Fletcher, according to police.

Please contact the Bessemer Police Department at (205) 425-2411 or the Tip Line at (205) 428-3541 if you have any information about the location of Ashia.

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