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SPD Investigating Fatal Stabbing Incident Downtown

SPOKANE – On 09-13-22 just before midnight, SPD received a call regarding a stabbing in an apartment building near 1st Ave and Division St. Patrol officers arrived and found an adult female suffering from a stab wound. Officers immediately began rendering aid. Despite life-saving efforts, the victim was pronounced deceased at the scene.

SPD’s Major Crimes Unit (MCU) responded and is actively investigating. Preliminary information indicates this was not a random attack, however the details surrounding what led to the stabbing are still unknown.

SPD will provide more information as it becomes available and is appropriate for public dissemination. The Medical Examiner’s Office will release the identity of the victim at a later date. Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to call crime check at 509-456-2233, reference incident 2022-20162732.