Murder charge laid after fatal stabbing in Brantford

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Brantford police are investigating the stabbing death of a 42-year-old woman on Sheridan Street.

Officers and paramedics arrived at a residence Thursday after a receiving a 9:39 p.m. call to find the victim seriously injured. She was taken to a hospital and pronounced deceased.

A 24-year-old Brantford woman was arrested at the scene. She has been charged with second-degree murder, assault, assaulting a police officer and four counts of failing to comply with an undertaking.

Brantford police say the name of the accused and the victim will not be released because they have a domestic relationship.

Detectives will be canvassing the neighbourhood as part of the investigation.

Anyone with information is asked to call Detective Jason Davis of the major crime unit at 519-756-0113 ext. 2273 or Crime Stoppers at 519-750-8477.

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