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40-year-old Iron Range man arrested in fatal stabbing

He's suspected of stabbing a woman in his apartment.
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A 40-year-old man has been arrested in connection to the fatal stabbing of a woman on the Iron Range. 

The Virginia Police Department said a man called 911 around 2:19 a.m. Wednesday saying he stabbed someone in his apartment and they might be dead, KBJR 6 says

Police responded to his apartment at 104 5th St. S, where they found a woman with multiple stab wounds to her head and neck. She was pronounced dead at the scene, the Duluth News Tribune says.

The suspect, a 40-year-old Virginia man, left before police arrived, reports state. 

He was later arrested. According to jail records, he was booked into jail at 9:15 a.m. Wednesday. 

The victim has not yet been identified. Police haven't released any details about what led to the stabbing or how the victim and suspect knew one another. 

Bring Me The News has reached out to the Virginia PD for more information.

Note: Some of the details provided in this story are based on the police’s latest version of events, and may be subject to change.

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