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Woman Stabbed To Death In Kensington, Suspect Arrested

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) -- A 37-year-old woman was stabbed to death early Friday morning in Philadelphia's Kensington neighborhood. The incident happened around 2 a.m. on the 3000 block of A Street.

Police say an officer on A Street was flagged down by a man who alerted him about the stabbing.

Once he arrived at the scene, the officer saw a crowd of people around the victim and the alleged 38-year-old female suspect, who was holding the 37-year-old by the hair and in possession of a knife.

The suspect was disarmed, taken into custody, and arrested. She was also taken to Episcopal Hospital for a complaint of exhaustion.

Police say they found the victim suffered from stab wounds in her neck. She was pronounced dead at the hospital.

An investigation is still ongoing with the city's homicide unit.


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