Chicago Train Stabbing: Woman Stabbed in Neck Dies in Apparent "Domestic" Dispute

Source: Creative Common

According to the Chicago Sun Times, a dispute between a couple ended in a man fatally stabbing a young woman  in the neck on a train on Chicago's Red Line around 12:30 p.m. Thursday. 

Authorities speculated the argument was over a child. "This is domestic in nature," First Deputy Supt. John Escalante said at a press conference, according to the Sun Times. "We're sure of that."

Authorities arrested the alleged stabber on the train platform. He did not struggle, according to WLS-TV. 

June 23, 2016, 5:17 p.m. Eastern: This story has been updated. 

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Marie Solis

Marie is a staff writer with a focus in feminist issues. Her writing has appeared in Gothamist and the Awl. You can reach her at marie@mic.com.

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