Police: Boyfriend stabs, kills Phila. woman

February 20, 2011 11:40:34 AM PST
Philadelphia police say a 52-year-old woman is dead after an argument with her boyfriend got out of control in Philadelphia Saturday afternoon.

The woman, Cynthia Adams, 52, was killed inside a home along the 2300 block of North 17th Street. She died at 12:30 p.m. inside the home.

Police say her boyfriend, Henry Slatter, 52, stabbed her repeatedly in the chest after an argument. Police arrested Slatter at the scene and he is charged with murder and other criminal offenses.