MCSO: Fatal stabbing being investigated in Queen Creek

 

Deputies from the Maricopa County Sheriff's Office are investigating a fatal stabbing at this home at 20830 E. Pickett St. in Queen Creek. (Courtesy Maricopa County Sheriff's Office)

Deputies from the Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office are investigating a fatal stabbing at this home at 20830 E. Pickett St. in Queen Creek. (Courtesy Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office)

Deputies from the Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office are investigating a fatal stabbing at 20830 E. Pickett St., near Ocotillo and Ellsworth roads in Queen Creek, according to an MCSO Twitter post.  Deputies ask drivers to avoid the area.

The fatal stabbing took place this morning near Pickett Street and 208th Street in Town Center, according to a post on the town of Queen Creek’s Facebook page.

MCSO does not believe there is any danger to the public, but deputies are currently searching for the alleged suspect, according to the post.

The suspect in the stabbing is described as a Hispanic male in his 20’s with a slim build and wearing a red shirt, according to a post on the Twitter feed of the MCSO public information officer Deputy Enriquez.

The victim was a female in her 20’s, according to Deputy Enriquez’s posts. She was transported to Chandler Regional Medical Center, were she died from her injuries, according to the post.

Deputy Enriquez will be keeping the public and media updated via his Twitter feed at @DeputyEnriquez, according to the town’s Facebook post.

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