Woman stabbed to death in Auburn apartment

Woman stabbed to death in Auburn apartment

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Woman stabbed to death in Auburn apartment

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by KING 5 News

KING5.com

Posted on October 30, 2012 at 12:24 PM

Updated Tuesday, Oct 30 at 12:45 PM

Auburn police say a 33-year-old woman was stabbed to death in her apartment early Tuesday, possibly by a former boyfriend or an acquaintance.

Around 8:30 a.m., a friend who had been staying at the apartment woke up and found the woman stabbed in the bathroom. He called police and the woman's mother; when they arrived, the woman had died from her injuries.

Witnesses said they saw a man running from the apartment and jumping a fence. Based on a description of the suspect, police identified him as a former boyfriend or acquaintance of the victim.

Police found the suspect at a busstop about five blocks from the crime scene a few hours later; they arrested him and took him into custody.

More information to follow.

 

 

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