Fugitive sought in stabbing

Published 5:17 pm Tuesday, May 29, 2018

WINDSOR – Bertie County Sheriff John Holley is soliciting the public’s aid in the capture of a suspect wanted in connection with a Memorial Day stabbing incident outside Lewiston-Woodville.

Holley said his office received a call around 1:58 p.m. Monday regarding a female walking on foot on NC Hwy 308 from Lewiston toward Windsor bleeding profusely about the face and head area.

The victim, who was transported to Vidant Medical Center in Greenville by Bertie County EMS with severe stab wounds to her head and arm, was identified as 21-year-old Virginia Davis of 2610 Governor’s Road in Lewiston-Woodville. Davis told law enforcement officers she had been stabbed multiple times by her boyfriend.

In the meantime, a suspect – believed to be the assailant – was seen leaving the Governor’s Road residence as a passenger in a white Ford Taurus shortly after the Sheriff’s Office received the call.

The suspect is described as 29-year-old Corrie Berry, also of 2610 Governor’s Road, Lewiston. Holley says arrest warrants have been obtained for Berry on charges of assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill and/or inflict bodily injury, and communicating threats.

Anyone with information on the whereabouts of the suspect is advised to call the Bertie County Sheriff’s Office at 252-794-5330.