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Woman stabbed to death in Lawndale

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SHARE Woman stabbed to death in Lawndale

A woman was found stabbed to death Tuesday night in the Lawndale neighborhood on the West Side.

Officers responded to a call of a person down and found 57-year-old Ruby Humphrey with stab wounds to her head and neck at 11:11 p.m. in the 3100 block of West Taylor, according to Chicago police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office.

Humphrey, who lived a few blocks away in the same neighborhood,was pronounced dead at the scene,authoritiessaid.

An autopsy foundshe died from multiple sharp force injuries, the medical examiner’s office said. Her dead was ruled a homicide.

Area North detectives were conducting a homicide investigation.


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