Stabbing victim dies from injuries

Published 9:13 am Friday, February 23, 2018

A 60-year-old Austin woman who was stabbed Thursday night died from her injuries at Mayo Clinic Health System in Austin.

According to a release by the Austin Police Department, officers responded to a 911 call for a stabbing at 8:08 p.m. on Thursday in the 400 block of Second Avenue Southeast. The woman was transported to the hospital, where she later died.

A suspect was taken into custody. The Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension was called to assist in the investigation, which is ongoing.

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The victim and the suspect will be identified after family notification has taken place and a preliminary autopsy has been done at Mayo Clinic, Rochester.

The Austin Daily Herald will continue to update the story as more information becomes available.