Teen charged with murder in Columbus woman’s stabbing death, man charged with tampering

Teen charged with murder in Columbus woman’s stabbing death, man charged with tampering
Columbus woman stabbed to death in Rosewood Dr. home (Source: WTVM)

COLUMBUS, Ga. (WTVM) - Two people have been arrested and charged in connection to the stabbing death of a Columbus woman late last night.

Officers were dispatched to the 1100 block of Rosewood Dr. in reference to a shooting just after 11:00 p.m.

Once on the scene, they found 37-year-old Emily McDaniel deceased from multiple stab wounds and possibly multiple gunshot wounds.

An investigation has led to the arrest of a 14-year-old juvenile and 44-year-old Joshuah Fredette.

The juvenile is being charged as an adult and faces charges of murder, possession of a weapon during the commission of a crime and theft by taking motor vehicle. His identity has not been released.

Fredette is being charged with possession of schedule IV drugs and tampering with evidence.

A preliminary court hearing is scheduled for Tuesday, Sept. 22 at 9:00 a.m.

Joshuah Fredette, charged with tampering with evidence in woman's stabbing death
Joshuah Fredette, charged with tampering with evidence in woman's stabbing death (Source: Muscogee County Sheriff's Office)

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