Woman stabbed to death in West Philadelphia

April 26, 2009 5:09:51 AM PDT
A 32-year-old woman was stabbed to death early this morning in West Philadelphia. Police say it all started when the suspect, a woman allegedly high on drugs, got into a fight with another woman and her boyfriend on the 5700 block of Race Street.

The suspect left the couple, but threatened she would return to kill the woman.

She came back a short time later armed with large knives and stabbed the woman multiple times.

The victim was rushed to the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania where she died a short time later of her injuries.

The suspect fled but dropped her ID on the street.

Police tracked her down using the identification and arrested her.

A weapon was recovered nearby on Alden Street.

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