Woman arrested in stabbing death of Eatonville hotel manager

Barbara Hartfield faces murder charge in death of Felisha Johnson

Barbara Hartfield, 55, is accused of stabbing a woman to death.
Barbara Hartfield, 55, is accused of stabbing a woman to death. (Copyright 2021 by WKMG ClickOrlando - All rights reserved.)

EATONVILLE, Fla. – A woman wanted in connection with the stabbing death of an Eatonville hotel manager has been arrested, according to police.

Eatonville police said Barbara Hartfield, 55, turned herself into authorities late Monday at the Orange County Jail.

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Hartfield was wanted on charges of premeditated first-degree murder and aggravated battery with a deadly weapon in the stabbing death of Felisha C. Johnson, who was killed Saturday.

Police said Johnson was stabbed at Hometown Suites at 421 E. Kennedy Blvd. She was taken to a hospital, where she died, police said.

An alert was issued after the fatal stabbing, with police saying Hartfield was considered armed and dangerous.