Man arrested in Florida after stabbing mom, fleeing Virginia: police

A 27-year-old Virginia man was arrested in Florida after stabbing his mother and then fleeing the state on Friday. 

Around 1:00 p.m. Friday, officers responded to an apartment on Cardinal Forest Lane in Lorton for a stabbing. Police found a female victim suffering stab wounds to the upper body, and she was taken to the hospital. 


Adult woman stabbed in Fairfax County in critical condition

Authorities are investigating a stabbing believed to be domestic-related in Lorton that left a woman in critical condition.

Police say that the victim was stabbed by her son, Jorge Andres Esquivel Rivera, 27, who then took off in a car and fled the area. 

Friday night, troopers with Florida Highway Patrol found Rivera and took him into custody. He'll be extradited back to Fairfax County. 

The victim remains hospitalized.