Woman stabbed, shot to death in Norwood Park, person in custody: police

About 12:30 a.m. officers responded to calls for help at a home in the 5100 block of North Newland Avenue, and found the woman with multiple stab wounds and a gunshot to her mouth area.

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A 41-year-old woman was fatally stabbed and shot Oct. 6, 2020, in the 5100 block of North Newland Avenue.

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A 41-year-old woman was fatally stabbed and shot Tuesday in Norwood Park on the Northwest Side, according to Chicago police.

About 12:30 a.m. officers responded to calls for help at a home in the 5100 block of North Newland Avenue, and found the woman with multiple stab wounds and a gunshot to her mouth area, police said.

She was rushed to Lutheran General Hospital in Park Ridge in critical condition, but was pronounced dead a short time later, police said.

The Cook County medical examiner’s office has not yet released the woman’s name.

A person of interest was taken into custody for questioning, police said. Two knives and a gun were found at the scene.

Chicago police continue to investigate.

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