The woman who was robbed and stabbed in a parking ramp has died

The suspect has now been charged with murder.

The woman who was stabbed during a robbery in a Minneapolis parking ramp has died, and now the man accused of stabbing her has been charged with murder. 

The 31-year-old victim was walking with two other women in the Ramp B parking ramp just before 1 a.m. on July 15 when a man, armed with a small knife, tried to take one of their purses, according to a criminal complaint

The man ended up stabbing one woman in the hand and the victim in the chest before running off with a purse. 

The victim was taken to the hospital, where she remained until she died Wednesday, the Minneapolis Police Department says. The knife apparently punctured her heart, and doctors say she died as "a direct result" of being stabbed, the complaint says. 

The suspect – 45-year-old Benjamin Love – was arrested and charged with robbery and felony assault last week, and now the charges against him have been upgraded to include second-degree murder

He's being held in the Hennepin County Jail on $1 million bail, the police department says.

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