Police: Woman stabbed to death in Granite City

Police: Woman stabbed to death in Granite City

Police: Woman stabbed to death in Granite City

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by Carlos Otero / KMOV.com

KMOV.com

Posted on June 11, 2013 at 8:49 PM

Updated Wednesday, Jun 12 at 6:44 AM

GRANITE CITY, IL (KMOV) – Authorities in Granite City say they have a suspect in custody in the stabbing death of a woman who was found along a road.

Police said the 34-year-old woman was suffering from stab wounds when she was found by officers on Northgate Industrial Dr. just off of Illinois Rt. 3 shortly before 4 p.m.

She was transported to Gateway Regional Medical Center where she was pronounced dead.

According to authorities, a suspect was taken into custody near the scene.

Investigators said the crime appears to have stemmed from a domestic violence situation.

An autopsy will be conducted to determine the cause of death.

The Granite City Police Department continues to investigate and will present the case to the Madison County State’s Attorney on Wednesday.

 

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