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Woman fatally stabbed, man arrested in Clearwater County

The woman was stabbed in the chest, according to authorities.

One person is dead after a stabbing in Clearwater County, Minnesota, late Wednesday. 

According to the Clearwater County Sheriff's Office, someone called 911 around 9:50 p.m. to report a stabbing in the Rice Lake community in northern La Prairie Township, which is located west of Bemidji in northern Minnesota. 

Deputies from Clearwater and Mahnomen counties, along with officers from the White Earth Police Department, responded to the scene and found a female victim lying outside a residence, having sustained an apparent stab wound to the chest. 

Paramedics attempted life-saving measures but the victim was pronounced dead at the scene. 

A Clearbrook, Minnesota, man was arrested and taken to the Clearwater County Jail where he'll be held pending possible charges. 

The stabbing incident remains under investigation. 

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