Police: Transient female fatally stabbed boyfriend Friday morning in northwest valley

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LAS VEGAS (KLAS) – Las Vegas Metro Police are investigating a deadly stabbing that occurred Friday morning in the northwest valley.

LVMPD Dispatch received a call from a female stating she located an unconscious male outside of a building located on North Tenaya Boulevard. Dispatchers gave the caller CPR instructions, but the victim was deceased by the time paramedics arrived.

Arriving officers located a male laying outside of an apartment suffering from an apparent stab wound.

The LVMPD Homicide Section investigation indicated the victim and the suspect, later identified as 34-year-old Corrina Mathews, were in a relationship.

Police say the victim and Mathews were inside of an apartment prior to him being stabbed. According to witnesses, there were no other individuals in the area other than the victim and Mathews.

Police placed Mathews into custody and transported her to the Clark County Detention Center where she was booked for open murder.

Police later said the victim was suffering from multiple stab wounds.

The identification of the victim, as well as the cause and manner of death, will be released by the Clark County Coroner’s Office.

This is a developing story. Check back for updates.

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