Woman stabbed to death in Treme vacant lot

NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) - Detectives are investigation the fatal stabbing of a 58-year-old woman found in a vacant lot in the Treme neighborhood.

The body was found just after 6 a.m. in the 1400 block of North Robertson Street according to police. When officers arrived on the scene they found the victim unresponsive with multiple stab wounds to the body. She was pronounced dead on the scene.

The victim's name has not been released pending notification of the family.

Investigators are gathering evidence and information to identify the person, or people, responsible in this incident, as well as a motive.

Anyone with information that can help solve this crimes is asked to call CRIMESTOPPERS at 822-1111 or toll-free 1-877-903-STOP.

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