A Philadelphia girl was fatally stabbed in entrance of youngsters on Christmas morning, police say

The 33-year-old man believed by authorities to be her present or former husband was standing over the bleeding girl on a avenue close to their dwelling when police arrived, Philadelphia Police Chief Inspector Scott Small mentioned in remarks recorded by CNN affiliate WPVI.

The 35-year-old girl was rushed to a hospital the place she was pronounced lifeless. The person was taken into custody.

Six youngsters, ages eight to 16, had been within the household dwelling the place police consider the altercation started, they usually witnessed a lot of the incident, Small mentioned. The girl’s 14-year-old son had a number of stab wounds to his thigh and was bleeding closely, WPVI reported. He was in steady situation and being operated on early Wednesday morning, Small mentioned.


“(The children) said the 33-year-old male stabbed the 35-year-old female inside the property, chased her outside, and continued to stab her when she was outside,” Small mentioned.

One little one hid the alleged weapon — a bloodied, 10-inch butcher knife — in an upstairs bed room hoping to cease any additional altercations, Small mentioned.

It was evident “a violent struggle” unfolded within the dwelling, the place police discovered important quantities of blood on each ranges, damaged furnishings and shattered glass, Small mentioned.


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