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Man released without charges after woman fatally stabbed in Grand Crossing motel

The woman was attacked during an argument at the motel in the 7600 block of South Cottage Grove Avenue, police said.

A woman was fatally stabbed in a hotel room Friday morning on the South Side.
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A man has been released from custody after he was arrested in connection with the murder of a woman fatally stabbed in Grand Crossing motel early Friday.

Porsche Robinson, 31, was stabbed in the chest around 2 a.m. while arguing with a man in a motel room in the 7600 block of South Cottage Grove Avenue, Chicago police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office said.

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

A man at the scene was arrested by police, but police said Monday morning that he was released without being charged.

Twenty-eight other people have been killed in Greater Grand Crossing so far this year, matching the number of homicides reported in the community for all of last year, according to Chicago Sun-Times data.