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Man charged with stabbing woman to death on South Side

A man has been charged with the fatal stabbing of a woman during a domestic fight in their South Shore neighborhood apartment Wednesday night

Howard Hunt, 58, faces one count of first-degree murder in connection with the stabbing death of the 28-year-old woman, whose name has not yet been released, police said.

About 11:55 p.m. Wednesday, officers responding to the apartment in the 6800 block of South Jeffery found the woman with a stab wound to the chest, police said.

She was taken to Northwestern Memorial Hospital, where she was pronounced dead, police said. Her identity has not been released pending notification of family, according to the Cook County medical examiner’s office.

Hunt, who lived in the South Side apartment, is scheduled to appear in bond court Saturday, police said.