NBC10’s Randy Gyllenhaal reports that the person-of-interest police searched for in connection to the stabbing death of a woman overnight in Whitemarsh Township has been detained. See tweet below:
Just in: a person of interest has been detained after a woman was stabbed to death in a Whitemarsh office complex parking lot, according to the MontCo DA’d office @NBCPhiladelphia https://t.co/rTtXIJhKJh
— Randy Gyllenhaal (@RandyGyllenhaal) August 3, 2018
The Montgomery County District Attorney just tweeted that the person sought as been detained as well:
DA Steele announces investigation into homicide in Whitemarsh Township. Person of interest is being detained. There is no public safety concern.
— Montgomery County DA (@MontcopaDA) August 3, 2018
Here is the text from the announcement from the District Attorney:
Montgomery County District Attorney Kevin R. Steele and Whitemarsh Township Police Chief Christopher P. Ward announce the joint investigation into a homicide that occurred in the parking lot of Vector Security at 5125 Campus Drive in Whitemarsh Township. A
person of interest is detained, and no immediate concern for public safety exists at this time.
At 2:27 a.m. today Whitemarsh Township Police responded to Vector Security for a reported stabbing. Police officers arrived on scene and located a deceased female in the rear parking lot of the business. The Montgomery County Detective Bureau and Whitemarsh Township Police are conducting a joint investigation into this apparent homicide.
Anyone with information concerning this homicide is asked to call the Whitemarsh Township Police Department at 610-825-6530 or the Montgomery County Detective Bureau at 610-278-3368.
More to come.