Mother killed, daughter stabbed in Camden County attack


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A woman was killed and her daughter injured in a knife attack in Merchantville, Camden County, on Wednesday night.

The double stabbing happened about 10:45 a.m. on the 100 block of Prospect Street, 6ABC Action News reports.

Police say a man forced his way into the home of his girlfriend’s mother, then stabbed her and his girlfriend, according to the report.

The woman, in her 40s, died at the hospital a short time later. The girlfriend, in her 20s, is in stable condition.

Police have a suspect in custody after a man showed up at Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital in Camden for treatment of cuts to his hands.


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