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Woman Found Stabbed To Death Near Apartment Building In Chester

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CHESTER, Pa. (CBS) — Police have charged a 22-year-old woman in the stabbing death of a woman whose body was found Saturday morning alongside an apartment building in Chester.

Authorities say the body of 33-year-old Trinace McMillan was discovered around 5:45 a.m. Saturday in the 1200 block of West 9th Street.

Investigators say the victim was a resident of the apartment complex and had been stabbed to death by Esma Wa’Heed, also a resident of the complex.

Wa’Heed has been charged with criminal homicide, murder, possessing an instrument of crime and recklessly endangering another person.

Police say two other people were taken from the area on unrelated charges.

Authorities say the incident is still being investigated.

Anyone who was in the area and might have observed suspicious activity is asked to contact Chester Police at 610-447-7813 or 610-891-4710.

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