Man accused of stabbing aunt to death in Philadelphia

Police say the victim was found stabbed multiple times throughout her body on the first floor of the home.
PHILADELPHIA (WPVI) -- Philadelphia police have arrested a man who allegedly stabbed his family member to death last week.

It happened on April 21 on the 3900 block of North 5th Street.

Police say a 50-year-old woman was found stabbed multiple times throughout her body on the first floor of the home.



The woman was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police say the victim's nephew, 29-year-old Jerry Elkins was arrested on April 23 on charges of murder in connection with the attack.

A motive for the stabbing is still under investigation.

Elkins, who also goes by the name "Jerry Elston," is also the suspect in a separate stabbing that happened the following day.

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