Person released without charges after woman fatally stabbed in South Loop condo

The woman, 32, was stabbed in her chest in an apartment in the 1900 block of South State Street, authorities said.

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A person was released from police questioning after a woman was found stabbed to death in the South Loop Monday.

Pharthania L. Dukes, 32, was stabbed in her chest in a condominium in the 1900 block of South State Street, according to the Cook County medical examiner’s office.

She was discovered shortly after 2 p.m. and taken to Northwestern Memorial Hospital, where she was pronounced dead, Chicago police said.

A person of interest was being questioned by detectives the day after the stabbing. Police on Thursday said the person was released without charging.

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