Man sought in connection to stabbing death of 19-year-old Bronx woman

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Police are looking for a man in connection with the stabbing death of a 19-year-old woman in the Bronx. Authorities describe the man as Hispanic, between 20 and 30 years of age and last seen wearing a black North Face fleece jacket and black pants.
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Police are looking for a man suspected in the stabbing death of a 19-year-old woman on Saturday in broad daylight.

Jasmine Canton was found outside her apartment building in the Bronx’s Kingsbridge section with a fatal stab wound to her chest.

Police and EMS arrived at the Creston Avenue residence about 9:30 a.m. Saturday.

Canton was rushed to St. Barnabas Hospital, but was pronounced dead on arrival.

Using video surveillance around the crime scene, police released images of a possible suspect in the case.

Cops are looking for a Hispanic male between 20 and 30 years old, last seen wearing a black North Face fleece jacket, a striped shirt and black pants.

Police are asking anyone with information about the incident or about the suspect to contact Crime Stoppers at 800-577-TIPS or to submit tips online.

Follow Chester Jesus Soria on Twitter @chestersoria



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