CLEVELAND — The Cleveland Division of Police is investigating the fatal stabbing of a 62-year-old woman Thursday.
Officers responded to the 4400 block of Douse Avenue for a reported assault. When police arrived, they found the woman down on the ground and bleeding from stab wounds to the throat and body.
Cleveland EMS took the woman to a nearby hospital where she was pronounced dead.
The Cuyahoga County Medical Examiner has not released an official cause of death.
Authorities said a preliminary investigation showed a man leaving the woman's house around the time the stabbing happened. A person of interest has been identified, but no further information has been released.
The incident remains under investigation.
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