WORCESTER, MASS. (WHDH) - A 32-year-old woman is facing criminal charges in connection with a deadly stabbing in Worcester on Friday morning, officials said.

Officers responding to a reported stabbing on Dixfield Street around 9 a.m. found a 42-year-old man suffering from a stab wound to his torso, according to Worcester police.

He was treated on scene and rushed to a nearby hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

Worcester Police Lieutenant Sean Murtha said the stabbing was called in by the victim’s mother and that the suspect tried to assist the victim.

“Apparently the suspect tried to help him medically after it happened,” Murtha said.

His name has not been released.

Following an investigation, a Worcester woman identified as the man’s girlfriend was arrested at the scene on charges of assault and battery with a dangerous weapon, with serious bodily injury resulting.

Her name was also not released.

“I saw the blood on her hands,” said neighbor Bill Kane, who watched police arrest the woman.

Neighbors said they were surprised by violence in the area.

“Around here, everybody’s quiet, everybody minds their own business and does their own thing,” said resident Ann Arakelian.


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