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Fatal stabbing on Seward Street

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UPDATE 8/9 @ 10:15 a.m.: The Rochester Police Department has reported that Azya Gilbert-Jackson of Rochester was arrested and charged with Murder in the second degree in connection with the fatal stabbing on Seward Street Tuesday morning. 

ORIGINAL: Shortly before midnight Monday, Officers responded to 321 Seward Street for the 911 calls reporting a female was stabbed outside.

Officers learned that an adult female was stabbed at least once in the upper body. She was transported by private vehicle to Strong Memorial Hospital where she succumbed to her injuries and was pronounced just before 1 a.m.

Police have not identified the victim. The investigation is on-going. 

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