Woman dies after being stabbed in Laveen, suspect in custody

Posted at 11:40 AM, May 28, 2017
and last updated 2017-05-29 21:15:11-04

A woman is dead after being stabbed near 43rd Avenue and Baseline Road, according to the Phoenix Police Department. 

Police say they responded to a call of a family fight involving a mother and son on Sunday around 11 a.m. 

Officers quickly arrested 42-year-old Olanzo Gomez, who has since been booked into jail on charges of first-degree murder and aggravated assault.

The victim, later identified as 63-year-old Mercy Gomez, was taken to the hospital where she was later pronounced dead. 

No further information has been released.