Woman fatally stabbed in Edgewater apartment, neighbor detained by police

The stabbing occurred in an apartment in the 6100 block of North Winthrop. | Multiplottr

Chicago police are questioning an Edgewater man in connection with the stabbing death of his neighbor on Thursday morning.

A man called 911 around 10:50 a.m. and reported that he had stabbed a woman in her apartment in the 6100 block of North Winthrop, according to dispatch records. Police found the 51-year-old woman in her unit with stab wounds to her chest. She was taken to St. Francis Hospital, where she was pronounced dead at 12:44 p.m., medical examiner records show.

Cops detained a man who lives next door to the woman. Officers said they found a knife on his bed.

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