22-year-old woman arrested in deadly stabbing at Southfield apartments

deadly stabbing at Southfield apartments
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(WWJ) A homicide investigation is underway in Southfield where police say a young woman stabbed a man to death.

Southfield police officers were called at around 3:30 a.m. Monday to the Lancaster Hills Apartment Complex, in the 29000 block of Lancaster Hills Dr., near Telegraph Rd., on a report of a domestic assault and stabbing.

Police said officers were on the scene within five minutes, secured the area, and immediately began to the render aid to the victim: a 27-year-old Southfield man.

The suspect, identified by police as a 22-year-old Southfield woman, was arrested.

The victim was take to a local hospital where he died, police said.

Circumstances leading up to the killing are unknown at this time, as the investigation is still in the early stages.

Police said the victim's name is being withheld until his family can be notified.