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Woman dies after stabbing in St. Paul

Police say the woman was fatally stabbed at around 9 p.m. on the 1000 block of Maryland Avenue East.
Credit: St. Paul Police Department

ST PAUL, Minn. — A woman is dead after a stabbing Tuesday night in St. Paul's Payne-Phalen neighborhood.

According to the St. Paul Police Department, squads were called to the 1000 block of Maryland Avenue East around 9 p.m. on a report of a stabbing. When officers arrived they found a woman with apparent stab wounds to her upper body, while multiple witnesses were holding a man who they believed was a possible suspect. 

That man was later taken into custody. Police spokesman Sgt. Mike Ernster says the suspect "appears to be married" to the female victim. 

The woman was rushed to Regions Hospital where she later died. 

Officials say the Ramsey County medical examiner will release the identity of the victim as well as a cause of death.

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