Man Stabs Woman To Death In Granite City

GRANITE CITY, IL (KTVI)– A man is in custody after stabbing a woman to death in Granite City.

The Granite City Police Department received a report around 4 p.m. Tuesday for a disturbance in the area of Northgate Industrial Drive just off of Illinois Route 3.

Officers located a 34-year-old woman on the side of the road suffering from several stab wounds.

The woman was taken to the hospital in serious condition. She was treated and pronounced dead around 5 p.m. Her name has not been released yet.

An autopsy will be conducted to determine the cause of death.

A suspect was taken into custody near the scene.

The investigation is on-going.