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Police in Phoenix looking for missing woman who allegedly was stabbed in neck

Posted at 7:09 PM, Jan 16, 2022
and last updated 2022-01-17 17:20:19-05

PHOENIX — Police are asking for the public's help in locating a woman who went missing early Sunday morning after allegedly calling family members and telling them that she had been stabbed.

Irene Luevano was last seen at a bar with her boyfriend near 27th Avenue and Camelback Road on Saturday, according to the Phoenix Police Department.

At approximately 4 a.m. Sunday morning, Luevano called family, telling them that she had been stabbed in the neck by her boyfriend, police say.

Authorities located Luevano's boyfriend at a local hospital, where he had been sedated with multiple stab wounds that appear to be self-inflicted.

On Monday, officials confirmed Luevano's boyfriend was questioned by police and taken into custody on unrelated charges.

Luevano is described by authorities as a 37-year-old Hispanic woman, who is 5' 4" tall, weighs 180lbs, has brown eyes and brown hair. She was wearing a black dress and black shoes,

A car in relation to Luevano is described by police as a gray 2007 4-door Chevrolet Impala with Arizona license plate D3A9VE.

Anyone with information on Luevano's location is asked to contact Phoenix police at 602-262-6151 or to call 911.