16 year old boy charged with the murder of his stepmother

Police were called to the 1800 block of 42 Street at around 11 p.m. on May 31 on report of a woman in medical distress. Police arrived to find a 33 year old woman suffering from injuries that were later confirmed to be stab wounds.

The woman was rushed to hospital where she died a short time after arrival.

Police said alcohol was a factor.

The victims 16 year old step son has been charged with second degree murder. The boy can’t be named  as it is prohibited under the Youth Criminal Justice Act.