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BRUNSWICK, Ga. -- A 53-year-old woman was stabbed to death inside a Brunswick home Thursday morning.

Officers with the Brunswick Police Department responded to a home in the 2400 block of Johnston Street after dispatch received a 911 call with an open line, according to the Brunswick Police Department.

Dispatchers advised officers that they could hear a male and a female yelling in the background. Upon arrival, the initial responding officer saw a man run from the residence, according to police. The male was located a short distance away and was was identified as 51-year-old Wright Greyhound Phoenix.

When police entered the home, they found 53-year-old Angela L. Whitten on the couch, unconscious and suffering from multiple stab wounds to the chest and upper torso area.

Emergency personnel were called to the scene and Whitten was transported to the South East Georgia Health System where she was pronounced dead a short time later.

Pheonix was arrested and charged with murder in the first degree, interference with a 9-1-1 call and possession of a weapon during the commission of a crime.

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