Woman stabbed to death on Manhattan street: NYPD

Woman stabbed to death on Manhattan street: NYPD

WASHINGTON HEIGHTS, Manhattan (PIX11) — A woman died after she was stabbed multiple times on a Manhattan street Monday morning, police said.

Shirley Rodriguez, 29, was stabbed in the face, neck, and shoulder outside her apartment building near West 175th Street and Haven Avenue in Washington Heights at around 5:40 a.m., according to the NYPD.

The victim was rushed to the hospital but could not be saved. The medical examiner will determine the cause of death.

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Police sources said the suspect, possibly the victim’s boyfriend, was dressed in all black and ran from the scene after the attack. There have been no arrests.

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