YEADON, Pa. (CBS) — Police say a woman is dead after she suffered a severe laceration to her throat in Yeadon, Delaware County.
Authorities responded to the 600 block of Baily Road around 3:10 a.m. Thursday.READ MORE: Segura 2 HRs, Nola Sharp, Phillies Beat Mets, Win 4th In Row
Police say a male had expected the female to arrive at his home around 11:30 p.m. When she didn’t, he left the door open.
When he woke up around 3 a.m. he found her laying outside, police say. The male says he immediately called 911.
Police have identified the victim as Natasha Gibson.READ MORE: 2 Men Killed, 1 In Critical Condition After Shooting Inside North Philadelphia Deli
Police tracked blood droplets throughout the borough, down Church Lane, across from the SEPTA Regional Rail line and into the Upper Darby jurisdiction.
From there, police say they proceeded eastbound on Baltimore Avenue from 61st to 58th and Cobbs Creek Parkway.
Authorities say they believe they retrieved the knife used in the crime in a sewer inlet at 61st and Baltimore.
Police have named 36-year-old Mark Epps as a person of interest. Anyone with information on his whereabouts is urged contact authorities.MORE NEWS: Man Shot To Death On Front Porch In North Philadelphia, Police Say
Police are reviewing several surveillance cameras in the area.