Woman Fatally Slashed in the Neck at 191 Orchard [Updated]

Posted on: August 27th, 2012 at 1:56 pm by

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Source: NBC New York

A 29-year-old woman was found slashed inside 191 Orchard Street shortly before 11:00 this morning. Cops responded to the scene and discovered the as-yet-unidentified victim in the second-floor stairwell bleeding heavily from an apparent slash wound to the neck. She was rushed to Beth Israel where she was later pronounced dead.

Investigators reportedly have no description of a suspect.

UPDATE: The Wall Street Journal reports that the victim was staying with a roommate at 191 Orchard while estranged from her husband. Said roommate told investigators that he had spoken to her earlier this morning from work, and that she “sounded distraught.” Detectives are seeking the husband for questioning.


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