Man in custody after woman killed in Rite Aid stabbing in Kensington, police say

A woman is dead, and a man is in custody after police say a Rite Aid became the scene of a deadly stabbing Friday night.

The 34-year-old victim was found suffering from two stab wounds to the side of her body inside a Rite Aid on the 200 block of Lehigh Avenue around 10:30 p.m.

She was transported to a local hospital, where she later succumbed to her injuries.


Police say a man was taken into custody at the scene, and was transported to police headquarters for further questioning. Charges have yet to be announced.

A knife was also recovered at the scene.

Police have yet to release any motive behind the deadly stabbing.