1 in custody after woman stabbed, killed in Back of the Yards, Chicago police say

ByABC7 Chicago Digital Team WLS logo
Monday, June 27, 2022

CHICAGO (WLS) -- A woman was fatally stabbed Sunday night during a fight on the South Side, the Chicago Police Department said.

The woman, 22 years old, was in a fight in the Back of the Yards neighborhood's 5200 block of South Carpenter Street at about 10:25 p.m. when she was stabbed multiple times in the chest and arms, Chicago police said.

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She was taken to the University of Chicago Medical Center, where she was pronounced dead, police said.

A suspect was placed into custody and a knife was recovered. Area detectives are investigating.

(Source: Sun-Times Media Wire - Copyright Chicago Sun-Times 2021.)