Woman Stabbed to Death in Camden

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CAMDEN, AR – A local woman has been stabbed to death and her accused killer is behind bars.

The Camden Police Department is investigating the Sunday night murder of Kiera Ward, 23. 

Police say Ward and Veronica Hampton, 27, were having a verbal argument and it escalated into a physical altercation.

They say Hampton stabbed Ward in the neck area, at least 4 times.

Police say Ward was taken to the Ouachita County Medical Center, where she later died.

Ward’s body has been taken to the State Crime Lab for autopsy.

Hampton is charged with second degree murder. She is scheduled to appear in court later today.

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