Woman killed in fight

July 22, 2009 7:38:10 AM PDT
Durham police have not made any arrestes in a deadly fight that happened Tuesday night. Police say officers responded to a call at on Rome Ave. around 11:45 p.m. They say three women were involved in a fight on the front porch of the home when one of them was stabbed in the neck.

When police arrived, the victim was lying in the front yard of 907 Rome Ave.

Jessica Darnell George, 19, was taken to the hospital where she died.

Neighbors who were awakened by the noise from the fight told Eyewitness News they were shocked to learn what happened.

"[It's a] really nice neighborhood, peaceful, friendly, sad it happened so close to my home," neighbor Annie Lugar said.

Police have not arrested a suspect and no charges have been filed.

Anyone with information is asked to call Investigator C.A. Robinson at (919)560-4440 ext. 29335, or CrimeStoppers at (919)683-1200.


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