By CBS3 Staff

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — A 37-year-old woman was stabbed to death early Friday morning in Philadelphia’s Kensington neighborhood. The incident happened around 2 a.m. on the 3000 block of A Street.

Police say an officer on A Street was flagged down by a man who alerted him about the stabbing.

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Once he arrived at the scene, the officer saw a crowd of people around the victim and the alleged 38-year-old female suspect, who was holding the 37-year-old by the hair and in possession of a knife.

The suspect was disarmed, taken into custody, and arrested. She was also taken to Episcopal Hospital for a complaint of exhaustion.

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Police say they found the victim suffered from stab wounds in her neck. She was pronounced dead at the hospital.

An investigation is still ongoing with the city’s homicide unit.

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