Woman charged with murder in deadly stabbing during argument at South Philadelphia home

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Tuesday, January 2, 2024
Police identify woman fatally stabbed at South Philly home
Police identify woman fatally stabbed at South Philadelphia home during argument

PHILADELPHIA (WPVI) -- A woman has been charged with murder after two other women were stabbed, one fatally, at a South Philadelphia home late Sunday night.

Police said Rachel Alexander Pisano, 32, of Philadelphia, is charged with murder, attempted murder, aggravated assault and other related crimes.

The stabbing happened on the 2700 block of Sheridan Street at about 11 p.m.

Two people there, including the homeowner, tell Action News two women arrived around 11 p.m.

A third resident of the house, a woman, got involved and a fight ensued on the porch.

When it was over, the two women who arrived at the house were stabbed.

They drove themselves to Jefferson Methodist Hospital where one woman died from stab wounds to the chest.

On Tuesday, police identified the woman who was killed as 36-year-old Victoria Lynn Dicesare. She was stabbed in the left thigh and succumbed to her injuries.

The other woman had a stab wound to the leg and remains in stable condition. Action News was there as the vehicle was being secured by police outside the Emergency Room.

The investigation is active and ongoing, police said.

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