Woman, 25, fatally stabbed in Algiers

Woman, 25, fatally stabbed in Algiers

NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) - A 25-year-old woman is dead following a stabbing at an Algiers home.

The incident happened shortly before midnight Wednesday night in the 200 block of Westpark Court.

Officers arriving at the scene found the victim inside of the residence suffering from multiple stab wounds to the body. She was pronounced dead at the scene.

The name of the victim is being withheld pending family notification.

Detectives say they have obtained a person of interest in the case. Officers say the individual "may have knowledge of the homicide."

Anyone with information on the incident is asked to contact Crimestoppers at (504) 822-1111.

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