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Woman, 19, stabbed to death in Durham

Posted July 22, 2009 5:46 a.m. EDT
Updated July 22, 2009 7:49 p.m. EDT

— A 19-year-old woman died Wednesday morning after being stabbed in the neck during a fight, according to Durham police.

Officers found Jessica Darnell George lying in the front yard of 907 Rome Ave. She was taken to Duke University Hospital where she was pronounced dead a short time later.

Investigators said George was stabbed during a fight involving three women. No charges were filed, and the investigation was ongoing.

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

Crime Stoppers pays cash rewards for information leading to arrests in felony cases and callers do not have to identify themselves.