Bemidji police investigating homicide after woman found lying in street with stab wounds

Around 7:12 p.m. yesterday, Bemidji first responders responded to a report of a person lying in the street in the 2800 block of Ridgeway Ave.

Once there, officials "discovered a female whom appeared to have been stabbed numerous times," a press release distributed by the Bemidji Police Department says.

The woman, later identified as 35-year-old Redby resident Krista Fisherman, was pronounced dead as a nearby hospital.

The case is being investigated as a homicide, Bemidji authorities report.

Bemidji police didn't immediately respond to a call seeking more information.