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Fatal stabbing prompts homicide investigation

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Metro said homicide detectives are investigating after a woman was stabbed inside a home in a west Las Vegas neighborhood Sunday morning.

Police responded to the 1700 block of Rockcrest Drive, near Jones Boulevard and Vegas Drive, after a caller told authorities a female was heard screaming next door.

Metro Lt. Grant Rogers, said officers located a female inside the residence who was stabbed multiple times and severely injured. 

Medical personnel was also called to the scene and pronounced the victim deceased according to police.

Homicide detectives have been notified of the situation and currently have the incident under investigation. In a preliminary release, detectives indicated a suspicious man was seen by witnesses in the area before the homicide and a struggle was overheard coming from the residence. 

The Clark County Coroner will release the identity of the victim once family is notified. 

Contact the LVMPD Homicide Section if you have any information relating to this incident at 702-828-3521. 

FOX5 will have updates on this story.

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