UPDATE: APD Continues to Investigate Fatal Stabbing on Cordell Circle Wednesday Morning, Victim’s name Released


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UPDATE: APD has revealed the name of the stabbing victim as 71-year-old Rose Warren.

ORIGINAL: During the early morning hours on Wednesday, APD dispatch received a call reporting a stabbing that took place on the 8800-block of Cordell Circle.

Officers responded to the scene at 1:30 am to find a female stabbed multiple times in her upper body. She was transported to a local hospital where she was pronounced deceased.

The investigation at the scene found that an altercation between a male and the victim took place. The male, 73-year-old Robert Thomas was at the location and was taken into custody for questioning. Following that, Thomas was charged with Murder and Tampering with Physical Evidence. Police say that no additional persons are being sought at this time.

There was a large police presence at the scene as APD continued their investigation. 

Thomas is due to be arraigned later today.