Minneapolis Police Arrest Suspect Following Late Evening Homicide

Minneapolis, MN (October 2, 2015) At 11:17 pm on October 1st, officers in the 2nd Precinct received a call regarding a stabbing in an upstairs apartment on the 2500 block of Central Avenue Northeast. Upon arrival, officers found an adult female deceased and immediately took an adult male at the scene into custody. The preliminary investigation leads police to believe the victim and the suspect were in a relationship.

Officers in the 2nd Precinct will be reaching out to residents and door-knocking in the area in the coming days to talk with neighbors about domestic violence. The MPD has been a leader on this issue and the city has seen a reduction in domestic violence calls over the last several years.

The Medical Examiner will release the victim’s identity and cause of death. The criminal case number is 15-369764.