Woman stabbed to death inside Illinois hospital room

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ELK GROVE, Ill. — Police arrested a man after he allegedly stabbed a woman to death inside a patient’s room at Alexian Brothers hospital on Sunday.

Police say they have the man in custody and that charges are pending. Elk Grove Deputy Chief Chuck Walsh called it a domestic incident and said no patients were in danger.

“The suspect was taken into custody immediately and has been cooperating,” he said.

Police were notified at 11:36 a.m. of an incident that happened inside a patient’s room.

A couple was visiting another family member when the male member of the couple allegedly stabbed the woman to death.

Walsh did not have an age for the victim, but the medical examiner’s office say they were notified about a 42-year-old woman’s death at 1:10 p.m. this afternoon.

Police are still interviewing witnesses.