At about 3:00 am today (Friday, February 8th) Yakima police responded to a 9-1-1 call reporting a stabbing victim in the 800 block of North 5th Avenue. When officers arrived, they found 63-year-old Roy Corbray suffering from several knife wounds. Corbray was taken by ambulance to a local hospital for treatment. Information regarding Corbray’s current condition was not available at the time this news release was issued.
Witnesses reported that 36-year-old Naomi Wright stabbed Corbray during a domestic argument. Wright and Corbray are reportedly engaged.
Wright was arrested and booked into the Yakima County jail on a charge of 1st degree assault.
Yakima police continue to investigate the circumstances surrounding the accident.
Additional information about this incident may be released as it becomes available.